Another accused has been arrested by the police on Friday with an illegal pistol during an anti illegal arms drive which has been conducted by the police ahead the Lok Sabha Elections.
Accused Shahrukh Khan (23) a resident of Nimbaheda area of Chittorgarh district was arrested by the officer in charge of Ambamata police station Shailendra Singh Intodiya (IPS) and his team from near Mastan Baba dargah on the tipoff from sources.
The police team has found 2, 32 bore pistols and 5 live cartriages in possesion of the accused that were later seized and he has been booked under sections of IPC and Arms act,said Sp Kailash Chandra Bishnoi.
On Friday Shailendra got an information that a suspect wearing a jeans and an orange colored t-shirt is roaming near Mastan Baba dargah on Church Road with an illegal pistol and few live bullets,the sources also informed him that he is likely to commit a crime using that weapon, acting upon the information Shailendra along with him team including Sub Inspector Narayan Singh,Head Constable Onkar Singh,Tapendra Singh and Salim Khan raided the area and nabbed the accused,said Sp.
The accused is however still under interrogation and the police team is now questioning him further about reason of possessing the weapon and from whom he has bought it.
In another raid the Ambamata police has arrested a trio of hebitual offenders on Friday and confiscated a sword and knife from them,they were all booked under sections of arms act and are still under interrogation.
The accused were identified as Soyal,Aftab and Asif of Mullatalai.
All three are hebitual of snatching money from the passerby by threatening them with knifes,during their initial interrogation they have accpted committing an incidence of snatching money from the people at Thokar Choraha on 9th April.
Accused Asif is having 8 cases of loot,assualt and theft at Bhopalpura,Pratap Nagar and Dargah police station of Ajmer, whidistrict,Aftab is having 6 and Soyal is having 3 cases registered against them at various police stations of the district,SP added.