Man carrying pistol arrested in Jammu

Man carrying pistol arrested in Jammu

Police on Tuesday arrested a man carrying a country made pistol in Jammu and Kashmir's Jammu city.

The man was spotted moving about in a suspicious manner inShamshan Ghat Chowk of Shastri Nagar locality. "He was asked to stop afterwhich he tried to run away, but he was chased and arrested," police said.

"He was carrying a country made pistol and livecartridges. A case has been registered against him under the relevant sectionsof law."

"The accused has been identified as Manoj Kumar who wasdetained under the Public Safety Act (PSA) as a repeat criminal because of hisinvolvement in various crimes, including attempt to murder and extortion."He had been recently released after hisdetention term under the PSA ended," police said. 

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