Police have detained a 20-year-old man hailing from Andhra Pradesh and a minor boy for allegedly roaming with a sword and different sharp weapons in Latur metropolis of Maharashtra, a police official mentioned on Wednesday.
Shrikant alias Chilkari Gurappa Pawar, 20, a resident of a village in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh, and the boy aged round 16 had been detained on Tuesday after police obtained a tip-off about their motion, Native Crime Department Inspector Gajanan Bhatlawande mentioned.
The police officer, nonetheless, didn’t disclose whether or not the boy additionally hailed from Andhra Pradesh or was a neighborhood resident.
The duo, who had hidden weapons inside their shirts, was discovered roaming between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Chowk and Rajiv Gandhi Chowk, he mentioned.
Police have recovered an iron sword, a knife, a pair of scissors, and a battery from them, mentioned Bhatlawande Pawar has been booked beneath related sections of the Arms Act, he added.
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