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Woman held for selling country-made arms

A 42-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly selling and renting country-made arms illegally.

Pramila Nadar used to run a vegetable shop in suburban Andheri. She sold and rented country-made weapons including revolvers to chain-snatchers and robbers, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Detection-1) M Dahikar said today.

A cop posed himself as a customer and nabbed Nadar while she was selling a weapon on September 29, he said.

It was found that she was also supplying firearms for the last three years. Each weapon was sold for Rs. 10,000- Rs. 15,000. She gave the weapons on rent for Rs. 3,000 to Rs. 4,000, police said.

A case under relevant section of Arms Act has been registered against Nadar and investigations are underway, they added.

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