Three men nabbed with 500 live cartridges

Three men nabbed with 500 live cartridges
Meerut: Three men allegedly working as arms dealers were nabbed with 500 live cartridges of 315 Bore calibre here, police said today.

Ali Akbar, who is a resident of Moradabad, Mehboob from Bijnore and Yasik from Lavad were intercepted at the University crossing yesterday evening when they were travelling on their motorcycles, they said.

The three have experience as weapons dealers and were carrying fake press cards with a press sticker on the bumper of their motorcycles, they added.

The police had stopped them for checking owing to the tightened security for Republic Day.