Dhanbad: Police has busted an illegal pistol manufacturing facility being operated under Jharia police station area of this district and has arrested 5 men in this connection. Dhanbad SSP Kishore Kaushal had received a secret tip of regarding an illegal gun manufacturing facility being operated in Hamid Nagar after which are team lead by DSP law and order Mukesh Kumar and DSP Sindri Pramod Kesari conducted raids and first nabbed one Sabir.
Following the inputs provided by Shabir four others were nabbed from the pistol manufacturing facility and 50 prepared country-made pistols and more than 70 incomplete desi pistols were recovered from the spot. The arrested have been identified as Sonu Bholu Jameel and Sawant of Munger district of Bihar. Police expected that to spread nuisance during the Lok Sabha polls these guns were being manufactured. Further probe was on.