During interrogation Singh revealed that he developed this gun making skills for monetary gains.
New Delhi: The Delhi police has arrested two arms dealer after carrying out an operation deep in the forests of Sendhwa and Balwadi in Madhya Pradesh on Friday night.
The arrested accused have been identified as, kingpin of the gang Bachan Singh (37) of Madhya Pradesh, carrying a cash award of Rs 50,000 for his arrest. One of his close aides, Noor Mohammad (35) of Meerut, UP was also arrested at Bachan’s instance. The police recovered 20 pistols and 10 spare magazines from their possession. The recovered weapons are accurate and lethal, the police said.
Singh was wanted in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra for his involvement for supply of arms to various criminal gangs, the police said.
According to the police, sleuths of Delhi crime branch in Sendhwa and local sources zeroed down on Singh’s location. On the intervening night of May 10 and 11, following a tip-off, the sleuths arrested one person from the forest of Balwadi, Sendhwa, who was identified as Singh.
During interrogation Singh revealed that he developed this gun making skills for monetary gains. He never came out in the open, but deployed carriers for carrying the consignment of illegal arms to different destinations.
In the recent past, the police of different states arrested over 10 arms carriers and receivers. At Singh’s instance, one of his receivers, Noor Mohammad, was also apprehended. Singh used to manufacture and supply arms to criminals of Delhi-NCR. He was a fugitive with a penchant for challenging the law.