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Coimbatore

2 held for possessing country-made gun

Covai Post Network

Two persons were arrested today for possessing a country-made gun, reportedly for hunting wild boars in Thondamuthur area on the outskirts.

Police, who were checking vehicles in the early hours today, noticed two motorcycle-borne persons moving in a suspicious manner and intercepted them. On search they found a country gun and took Vadivel and Rajakumar into custody, police said

They reportedly confessed that the gun was purchased from a person some years ago and was used to hunt wild boars for meat. After registering case under Arms Act 1959, the two were arrested, police said.

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