India, Sept. 11 -- The Navi Mumbai crime branch officials arrested two people at Uran on Monday for allegedly carrying illegal firearms. The officials recovered a country-made pistol from Saroja Khan, 24.

The other accused has been identified as Govindlal Jitrajbhar, 35.

"We received information that a man was coming to Uran with an illegal firearm. We alerted our officials and nabbed Khan. On checking his pockets, they found a country-made pistol and arrested him," said Pravin Patil, deputy commissioner of police (crime).

Patil said Khan is a native of Uttar Pradesh and a truck driver by profession. "During interrogation, he said he was carrying the pistol to hand it over to Jitrajbhar. We laid a trap and arrested Jitrajbhar, a truck ...