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Four including album director arrested for trading firearms

5/10/2021 at 5:08 PM

Cuttack, Oct 5: Commissionerate Police has arrested four accused persons including a music album director on the charges of trading firearms in Cuttack on Tuesday.

Police seized three pistols and 16 live bullets from the possession of the accused.

The album director has been identified as Jitu alias Pratap Rout.

Cuttack DCP Prateek Singh said police had got a reliable input regarding the illegal firearm trade in Cuttack. Subsequently, an intelligence squad of Badambadi police conducted a raid and recovered three pistols and 16 live bullets from their possession.

A case under section 25 Arms Act has been registered in this connection. Further investigation is on to trace the whole network, said DCP.

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