Bhubaneswar, Aug 11 IANS | 4 months ago

An illegal gun making unit has been unearthed in Odisha's Angul district and five people arrested, a police official said Monday.

Inspector General of Police P.S. Ranpise said police raided the house of a man in Talcher town, about 170 km from state capital Bhubaneswar, late Sunday night on a tip-off and found 31 country-made pistols and 500 live cartridges.

Police later raided the gun manufacturing unit the man was running separately in a rented house on the outskirts of the town, he said.

Five people have been arrested in this connection although the main accused managed to escape, Ranpise told IANS.

(Posted on 11-08-2014)

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