Amritsar: A case has been registered against two people from Amritsar, Punjab in connection with the seizure of a large number of arms in Pimpri Chinchwad, Maharashtra.

Police have registered a case against accused Umesh Sood and Maninder Singh after recovering 97 swords, 2 kukri and 9 khurpi from a courier company in Pimpri-Chinchwad. According to the Maharashtra Police, these weapons are dangerous and can be used for violence in municipal elections. The weapons were to be couriered from Punjab to Aurangabad and Ahmednagar.

According to Dighi senior police chief Dilip Shinde, the weapons were hidden in two wooden boxes in a godown of a courier company in Dighi. Apart from Umesh and Maninder, Anil Hoon from Aurangabad and Akash Patil from Ahmednagar have been arrested in this case. It is learned that Umesh, a resident of Punjab, had parceled the weapon with Anil Mann of Aurangabad. Maninder had sent weapons to Akash Patil from Ahmednagar. Police are probing the motive behind the possession of the weapons.