Police arrest 7 persons, seize weapons, ammo
Kolkata: Howrah City Police have nabbed seven persons and seized many weapons on Monday night from two separate places.
Two cases have been initiated at the Nischinda police station and Chatterjeehat police station in this regard.
According to the police, on Tuesday night sleuths from Nischinda police station got a tip-off about a few persons, who were seen roaming suspiciously in the area.
The police approached them, these persons tried to escape from the area on a yellow taxi and a private car.
But, before they could give a slip to the police, sleuths surrounded them. All of them were immediately detained. During frisking of their vehicles,
police found like one sword, bamboo sticks, one dagger, one country-made shooter firearm and two live ammunition mark 8 mm.
All six of them immediately arrested under IPC Sections 399 (making preparation to commit dacoity), 402 (assembling for purpose of committing dacoity), and 25 (possessing of fire arms) and 27 of the Arms Act (punishment for using arms).
In another case on Monday, sleuths from Chatterjeehat police station arrested a person identified as Saniar Hossain Khan alias Lalu from Dumurjala Ring Road area and seized one firearm loaded with one round of live ammunition. It is suspected that he might have been targeting someone over some issues.
He has been booked under IPC sections of 25(i)(a) Arms Act (manufactures, sells, or exposes or offers for sale or transfer, or has in his possession for sale any arms or ammunition) and 27 Arms Act (punishment for using arms).