Thoubal police nab another arms dealer, recover gun making tools
THOUBAL, 16th Oct: Based on the disclosure made by arms dealer Md Riyajuddin, who was arrested with two AK series rifles and one 9mm pistol on October 12, another arms dealer has been arrested Wednesday from Lilong Turel Ahanbi area and recovered some tools used in making illegal arms.
The arrested arms dealer has been identified as Md Azad Khan alias Md Ali Khan (45) son of Md Abdul Azij of Lilong Turel Ahanbi Yangbi Leikai.
Parading Md Azad Khan in front of media persons along with the recovered tools, SP Thoubal Dr S Ibomcha said that the arrest of the arms dealer and recovery of tools used in making illegal arms was made following disclosure made by Md Riyajuddin who had purchased two AK rifles along with two magazines from Md Azad Khan.
Md Riyajuddin also purchased one 9mm pistol and one magazine from another arms dealer identified as Md Tabarak of Kwakta Ward No. 8, Bishnupur, Ibomcha said, adding that a large team of district police arrested Md Azad Khan and raided his house which resulted in recovery of the tools Wednesday. However, the police team could not nab Md Tabarak and another arms dealer Md Ayajuddin, son of late MD Sanaton of Moijing Awang Kangjeibung Leikai, who had taken one barrel gun made by Azad Khan.
The single barrel gun, however, was recovered from Ayajuddin’s house during a raid Wednesday at his house, SP Ibomcha revealed, while adding that one revolver concealed by Riyajuddin was also recovered from his house during the raid.