MP resident caught with 7 pistols, ammunition in Thane

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Thane, Feb 15 (PTI) A Madhya Pradesh resident was arrested in Thane for alleged gunrunning, police said on Monday.

Acting on a tip off, Kailash Singh Chawla (27) from Dhar in MP was held near a temple in Saket area here in the early hours of Sunday, Senior Inspector Nitin Thackeray of Thane Crime Branch Unit I said.

'He had a bag in which there were seven pistols, two magazines, 20 bullets, all valued at Rs 1.88 lakh. A case under Arms Act and MP Act was registered in Rabodi police station. He was remanded in police custody till February 19,' he said. PTI COR BNM BNM