Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
20-December-2011 17:08 IST
Arms Factory of IM Unearthed

An Arms factory belonging to Indian Mujahedeen has been unearthed in Delhi recently. In November 2011, a special team of Delhi Police with the help of Central Intelligence Agency, West Bengal Police, Bihar Police and Tamil Nadu Police, have apprehended a Indian Mujahideen module consisting of seven members including one Pakistani National. As per reports, Two AK 47 rifles alongwith 50 cartridges, one 9 mm pistol alongwith fourteen live cartridges, 1.4 kgs of black explosive material, five detonators and Fake Indian Currency Notes worth Rs.2 lakhs alongwith other incriminating material have been recovered. Besides this recovery, a factory manufacturing arms and ammunition being run by this Indian Mujahideen module in Delhi was unearthed. A stockpile of weapon parts i.e. fully and half assembled weapon, explosives and tools have been recovered.

This was stated by Shri Jitendra Singh, Minister of State in Ministry of Home Affairs in written reply in the Lok Sabha today.


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