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Two priests arrested for smuggling firearms in Punjab


Police in Punjab’s Sangrur arrested two alleged suppliers of firearms who have been working as pujaris (priests) at temples in the area for a decade. These priests have sold six pistols to different people in the surroundings. They bought the countrymade pistols from UP and sold them at Rs 6,000 to Rs 9,000 in Punjab. The two priest were booked under sections 483 (counterfeiting) of the Indian Penal Code and, along with the alleged buyer, under the Arms Act too.

short by Shraman Jain/read more at Hindustan Times