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8 March 2009

Indian Express

PUNE — Reflecting an alarming trend, the weapon recovery by the police have risen four-fold in the past three years. From only 27 firearms seized in 2005, the figure has shot up to 116 in 2008. "However with these seizures, the police could avert a lot of crimes," said Additional Commisioner (Crime) Rajender Singh. "Most of the arms recovered were from criminal gangs and low level functionaries of political parties," Singh said. The city police had registered 25... (

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