Examination of Some Country made Smooth Bore Firearms

Present trend of the crimes in India reveals that a wide variety of firearms including factory /country made are illegally used in crimes like murder, armed robbery, riot, poaching etc. Out of the total firearms received in Tripura State Forensic Science Laboratory, Agartala for the last ten years, about 30% of the firearms are observed to be belonging to country made pistol/pipe guns. On analysis of such firearms, it is observed that each firearm is unique in their design, loading and cocking mechanism. Such firearms are also different from standard one and sufficient literature is not available on them, hence it is necessary to make more research in this field. In this paper, some country made/improvised guns of 12 bore along with their ammunition received in different crime cases have been examined showing their action mechanism and other physical features.

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