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.