Two Pistols seized in illegal firearms trade in Odisha capital: one arrested,
Bhubaneswar, 15th Feb 2017:(By Tapas Mohapatra)- Police arrested a youth and seized two pistols in illegal firearms trade in Odisha capital here today. GRPS Case No- 142 Dt 09.09.16 U/S 420/379/120(B) IPC. On 8.9.16 one sedative drugs racket of 6-7 members mostly from Ganjam & Jajpur Dist operating in Odisha, WB, Bihar & Jharkhand committed theft of Medicine consignments of Rs 18 Laks of MACLUODS Pharma, Mumbai at Siligudi from BBSR Rly Stn. They all were also dealing with illegal Fire Arms. On 19.10.16 accd. persons 1-Bulu swain(33) of Hinjili, Ganjam, 2-Susanta Ku Pradhan(37) of Polasara, Ganjam & parcel Clerk 3- Debasis Sen(56) were arrested & forwarded to court. Accd. Bulu Swain arrested from Kolathia, BBSR area & one Motor cycle seized from him at that time. Other accd. escaped to WB. After a long sincere endeavour prime accd. Sonu Panda( 23) apprehended today from Plot No- 167, Saubhagya Nagar, BBSR from rented house & 02 theft Motor Cycles seized. His Black medicine godown at Plot No- 137, Baramunda H.B. Colony, near Ruchika Mrkt raided & from the godown 2 Pistols in a bag , 4 ammunitions, and huge quantity of WINCEREX, COREX syrups & ALPRAZOLAM Tabs ( Total Value Rs 2,50,000) seized. Other 3 accused persons are reportedly arrested at Raniganj, WB in one such type case & a spl team of GRPS BBSR proceeding tonight there for police remand. Pistol will be sent to SFSL, BBSR. Sample medicine will be sent to State Drugs Lab. The accd. Further investigation to recover more Black medicines, illegal Fire Arms & theft Motor Cycle is going on The youth was identified as Sonu Panda, GRP sources said.According to reports, the GRP police seized two pistols, toxic drugs and other items during raid at Ruchika market in Bhubaneswar.