Arms and ammunition seized, 1 arrested in Bengal

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Malda (WB), Jun 5 (PTI) One person was arrested and arms and ammunition seized from his possession in West Bengal's Malda district on Saturday, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, police intercepted a motorcycle- borne man and seized two 7 mm pistols, one pipe gun, six rounds of 7.65 mm ammunition and two empty magazines from his possession in Chandipur in Manikchak police station area, an officer said.

The accused is a resident of Dakshin Torab Ali Tola in Manikchak police station area, he said.

He was booked under the Arms Act and further investigation is underway, the officer added. PTI COR ACD ACD