2 of UP gang held for possessing pistols in Telangana

, 9:15 AM IST

Sangareddy (Telangana): Two members of a Uttar Pradesh-based gang were today arrested for allegedly possessing two pistols in Medak district here, police said.

One tamncha (pistol) and 11 live rounds of bullets were also recovered from the possession of the accused – Kishan Kumar Singh and Shyam Kumar – , both native of Varanasi, an official attached with the Rajgopalpet police station said.

Acting on a tip-off that five persons from UP were engaged in a fight last night near Siddipet, police reached the spot and apprehended the duo while three persons fled away, he said.

One of the accused who sustained injuries and was taken to a government hospital, the officer said, adding a case has been registered and investigations are underway.