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DRI raid at retd colonel's residence, One crore cash, 40 rifles and animal skin recovered

Last Modified Sunday, 30 April 2017 (16:31 IST)
Meerut: In a major haul, the (DRI) conducted raid at a retired Colonel 's residence and seized Rs one crore cash, animal skin, animal organs and around 40 and pistols. The team of the conducted the 16 hour-long raid yesterday on the basis of confidential information following which as many as 50,000 cartridges, including 40 rifles and pistols, about Rs one crore cash and wild animal skulls, horns and leopard skins, were recovered.

The residence of (Retd) Devendra Singh is near the Police Lines here. Not only this, 117 kg meat was also recovered in a huge container, officials said here today. "The raid was done in the morning and foreign arms, rifles and pistols were recovered. Licenses of arms were not found.

At the same time, the team interrogated the retired Colonel and asked about his national level shooter son Prashant Bishnoi, who is absconding but he did not tell the police," officials said. No arrest has been made in this case yet as the police team is looking for Prashant. Forces have been deployed outside his house. (UNI)
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