UP Police replaces .303 rifles with INSAS rifles

In a bid to equip its personnel with automatic and modern weapons, the Uttar Pradesh Police has decided to replace the age-old .303 Rifles with automatic INSAS and Self Loading Rifles (SLR). The .303 Rifle, often carried by policemen, is a magazine-fed bolt action repetitive rifle that served as main firearm used by the military forces of the erstwhile British E more