RANCHI: A mini gun factory was unearthed in Chatra district on Friday afternoon. Two persons were caught repairing guns in a factory at Pinjani village, 180 km from here. The arrested persons were identified as Ramdhani Mistry (45) and Ram Chandra Mistry (30).
Chatra SP Anup Birthary said five country-made guns, one pistol, three mobile phones, two cameras, firing pins and other machines were recovered from the spot. The development took place under Kunda police station situated in Naxalite-affected area. The 190 CRPF battalion and Kunda police were carrying out operations in the area. “Those arrested are not Naxalites but they provide support to the rebels. The arrested are being interrogated,” said the SP.