Balochistan

Six security men detained for arms theft from govt depot

QUETTA: Police has arrested six personnel of Balochistan Constabulary for stealing millions of rupees arms from arms depot in Quetta, ARY News reported on Friday.

CCPO Quetta Abdul Razzaq Cheema has said that the weapons worth of millions of rupees were stolen from the arms depot of Balochistan Constabulary in Quetta and than the depot was set on fire.

After investigations police has arrested six personnel of the Constabulary including the depot in-charge and a FIR has been registered against them, the police chief said.

Moreover, 13 arms dealers have also been detained from various areas for involvement in arms theft.

Over seven lac bullets, dozens Klashnikovs and rifles were stolen from the depot, sources said.

Police has launched a search operation to capture the huge number of the stolen arms and ammunition.

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