UP Police finally bids adieu to 303 rifles

The Uttar Pradesh Police has finally bid adieu to the 303 Lee-Enfield rifles that had been in use since Independence. The force will now use Insas (Indian Small Arms System) and SLRs (Self-Loading Rifles). The state's Director General of Police O.P. Singh said that the Lee-Enfield rifles were prone to failure and required a lot of maintenance.

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