Nashik: The Nashik city police has arrested a man under the Arms Act for allegedly carrying a firearm in the Panchavati area of the city.
The suspect has been identified as Raju alias Bhurya Subhash Salunke, a resident of Malharkhan slum.
The suspect was arrested after officials of the crime branch unit 2 informed the city police that constable Yogesh Sanap received information about sale-purchase of illegal firearm near Hanuman ghat.
Acting on the information, the crime branch unit 2 laid a trap near Sri Chaitanya Hanuman temple compound and arrested Salunke from the spot.
Police also recovered three live cartridges from the suspect along with the three firearm.
PI Dinesh Bardekar said that the trap was laid on the guidance of CP Vishwas Nangare-Patil, DCP Laxmikant Patil and ACP Sameer Shaikh.