Tamil Nadu: Police seize country made gun from farmer in Kadambur forest region

26 January 2017, 12:57 PM
Tamil Nadu: Police seize country made gun from farmer in Kadambur forest region (Representational Image)
Tamil Nadu: Police seize country made gun from farmer in Kadambur forest region (Representational Image)

A country-made gun was seized and a farmer arrested for allegedly possessing it in a village in Kadambur forest region in the district, police said on Thursday.   

The seizure was made during a raid conducted by police in Ozapalayam village in Wednesday following information that some persons were possessing unlicensed guns for hunting, they said.   

Police found the country-made gun in the house of Annamalai and arrested him.   

The 47-year old farmer allegedly told the police that the gun was meant for hunting animals like deer and rabbits.   

Police said they have registered a case under the Explosives Act against the farmer.

First Published: Thursday, January 26, 2017 12:51 PM

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