Hoshiarpur (Pb), Jun 30 (PTI) Police today claimed to have arrested six persons for selling intoxicating substance here, a senior official said. Also Read - 7th Pay Commission Latest News: Salary up to Rs 2.08 Lakh, Hike in DA, HRA | Apply For These Jobs Today

A 32-bore revolver, six cartridges, two air pistols, 475 g of intoxicating powder and three bikes were seized from their possession, said Hoshiarpur Senior Superintendent of Police J Elanchezhian here today. Also Read - HIGHLIGHTS India vs Australia 4th Test Day 4 Gabba, Brisbane Today's Match Scorecard AS IT HAPPENED: Siraj, Shardul Keep IND in Hunt; AUS Set 328

Acting on a tip-off, police raided a place near Naushehra wood mandi and nabbed them. Also Read - Tandav Row: Kangana Ranaut Reacts To Controversy, Calls Web Series 'Atrocious, Objectionable'

The accused were identified as Gurpreet Singh, Jagtar Singh, Harmanjot Singh, Rohit Kumar, Hardeep Singh and Sukhchain Singh, police said.

However, their two accomplices-Sukhvir Singh and Sonu managed to escape.

During preliminary interrogation, the accused confessed to their involvement in nine incidents of robbery committed in the district.

A case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code, Arms Act and the The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act has been registered against the accused, police said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.