Police have seized a cache of
district, an official said Wednesday.
The raid was conducted on Monday night following a
has been arrested.
The weapons were kept on sale at the shop- Tapasya
House of Fashion- which deals in fashion and cosmetic
products, Sanju John, senior inspector of Kalyan unit of Thane
Crime Branch, said.
"During the raid, around 170 weapons, including air
kukris, nine guptis (bladed weapon concealed in a wooden
case), five knives, three axes, one sickle, were recovered,"
The seized weapons are collectively worth Rs 1.86
lakh. The outlet has been in operation since the last over
seven months, the official said.
been arrested in this connection," John said.
According to police, the accused had procured the arms
from Crawford Market in south Mumbai, as well as from Punjab
Kulkarni was Tuesday produced before a local court,
which remanded him in judicial custody, police said.
Further investigation into the case is on.