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Man held for possessing country-made pistol


Mumbai: A 34-year-old man was arrested from Malwani area here for allegedly possessing a country-made pistol, police said today.

The accused, identified as Mukhtar Ahmed Rajjuddin Shaikh, was arrested on Saturday and a country-made pistol and two live cartridges were recovered from him, an official of Malwani police station said.

A case under sections three and 25 of the Arms Act was registered against the accused who was produced in a local court which remanded him to police custody till April 13, he said.

According to police Shaikh already has seven cases registered against him.

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