The Mumbai Police Crime Branch on Thursday arrested a resident of Madhya Pradesh after he was present in possession of a carbine with two magazines, three pistols with three magazines and 15 reside rounds.
The man, recognized as Pravin Borde alias Pralhad (21), is being questioned, mentioned police.
DCP (Crime) Akbar Pathan mentioned, “In the past, we have arrested people coming to the city to sell country revolvers. The accused in this case was also carrying a carbine – a long barreled weapon used for short range warfare. We are trying to find out who was supposed to receive the firearm.”
Following a tip-off that an individual was coming to Bandra with firearms on Thursday night, a Crime Branch (Unit VIII) workforce laid a entice and detained Borde.
The police discovered firearms within the bag he was carrying and positioned him underneath arrest.