Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 13 (ANI): Mumbai's Trombay Police foiled a weapons smuggling attempt, arrested two suspects and confiscated eight country-made pistols and 15 live cartridges from their possession, an official said.

The accused have been identified as Sanjay Mali and Sinu Padigala, the police said.

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The arrests were made following a tip-off about an impending weapons smuggling operation. Acting on this confidential information, the police set up a trap, successfully apprehending the suspects, the official said.

A case has been registered under the Arms Act against the accused, who are now in custody, the police said.

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Further information is awaited. (ANI)

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