Jamshedpur, July 2: Acting on a tip-off, Sonari police on Saturday arrested three men with two loaded pistols, including a country made gun, one Made in USA gun along with 7.65 mm magazine, 2 live bullets of .8 mm. These three accused were allegedly conspiring to execute a criminal activity at the residence of one of the accused in Budhram Mohalla area under Sonari police station.
However, one member of the gang managed to flee the scene.
The police also recovered three mobile phones and a money purse. “At around 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sonari police received information that some men are planning to execute a criminal activity at Baldev Kumar’s house in Sonari,” City SP Prashant Anand told reporters.
Addressing a press conference on Saturday evening, City SP said, “Soon a team led by Sonari police station officer in-charge Budhram Oraon and raided the house of Baldev Singh and seized the weapons.
Seeing the police, Sonu Singh, a member of the gang present at the house, fled the scene, but police arrested Ravi Singh of Budhram Mohalla, Chotu Yadav of Adarshnagar under Sonari PS and Baldev Singh, the owner of the house.
The City SP further informed that Ravi Singh and Sonu Singh have criminal past and have been to jail in connection with a murder case. Police are now searching Sonu Singh.
The SP said police are investigating the matter and interrogating the arrested to know their motive.