UP MP's son arrested with illegal arms in Barmer, Rajasthan

Uttar Pradesh MP Brijbhushan Thakur's son Pratik Bhushan, who was arrested with arms and ammunition near Pachpadra in Barmer district have been sent to judicial custody. The trio along with some other accomplices were heading towards Pachpadra from Jodhpur yesterday, when their two vehicles were stopped and searched by the police during a routine checking. During search police seized 7.65 MM loaded pistol along with 4 cartridges from Pratik’s possession, whereas one more 315 bore rifle and cartridges were also seized from the possession of his personal body guards. The pistol license was not issued on Pratik’s name while arms license terms-norms were also violated by his bodyguards, police said.
They were today produced before a local court which sent them to judicial custody. They were reportedly going to Tilwara to buy horses. Samajwadi Party MP Brijbhusan Singh has been holding the Gonda seat for past about 25 years.