NEW DELHI: Selling a stolen carbine landed a 35-year-old man in jail after he was arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district on Independence Day with the stolen carbine machine gun of a Punjab police constable.
Acting on a tip-off about selling of a carbine machine gun, a trap was laid near Lal Bagh Mandi in Loni town and the accused Sohan was arrested, a senior officer said.
A carbine machine gun, one magazine and six live cartridges were recovered from the possession of Sohan, a resident of Loni.
The accused revealed to police that he and his associate had stolen weapon last week from Man Sarovar Park in Delhi''s Shahdara area.
The basic motive of the would be buyers of the machine gun is also being verified.
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