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Karnataka police bust illegal arms trade, 3 held

Mysuru, Mar 3 (UNI) In a major breakthrough over busting illegal country pistols and ammunition trade in Karnataka, the police in Nanjanagud town in this district have arrested three people who were illegally selling pistols sourced from North India.
Police said on Saturday that the kingpin of the operations, Afsar Khan, a life convict who was operating from the jail, was directing his henchmen outside to carry out the illegal arms trade with firearms sourced from North India.
The trio were arrested from a house behind a church in this temple town of Nanjangud and they were identified as Dhanaraj Bola, Shahin Sha and Sadiq Pasha.
Afsar used to provide the phone numbers of the pistol providers after getting a payment and the arrested were sending the illegal firearms. The pistols were sold by the arrested for price ranging Rs 60,000 to Rs 70,000.
Dhanaraj was allegedly involved in blackmailing some rich people for money using the pistol along with two of accomplices.
On the gun trade, Inspector Gopalakrishna carried out a raid and arrested Dhanaraj and two others. During the enquiry, the police came to know about the involvement of Afsar. The police have recovered a pistol and 12 bullets.
The operation was carried out under the guidance of SP Ravi D Channannavar and ASP Rudramuni. PSI Savi, constables Krishna, Satish, Latif, Prasanna Kumar and Mahesh carried out the operation.
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