Bhubaneswar, May 22: The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch today seized four firearms from a person near Acharya Vihar under Saheed Nagar police limits.
Basing on intelligence input regarding illegal possession and sale of illegal fire arms by a veteran criminal Sanjay Kumar Sahoo, a team of officers of STF with the help of Commissionerate Police intercepted the accused.
Police have seized one 9mm automatic country made pistol with magazine, one revolver, two SBML guns and ammunition from the accused. “A case in this connection has been registered with Saheed Nagar police station and further investigation in the case is continuing,” said a police official.
During last one year, STF has alone seized as many as 31 firearms and 69 ammunitions.