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Two arms dealers from Bihar held in Bengal

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Asansol(WB): Two suspected arms dealers from Bihar have been arrested in West Bengal’s West Bardhaman district with a huge cache of weapons, including carbine, automatic pistols, and ammunition, official sources here said on Monday.

The Special Task Force of West Bengal Police laid a trap following an input and seized a van at Salanpur near here on Sunday and during frisking recovered arms and ammunition.

Among the seizure, some 12 pistols, including 9 mm and 7 mm guns, carbines and 40 rounds of bullets have been recovered from the duo, sources said.

The weapons have been smuggled in the car from Bihar’s Bhagalpur and Munger districts.

The duo, identified as Chottu and Balram, would be produced before a court, police added.

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