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Man arrested with arms and ammunition in Bengal

Press Trust of India  |  Canning (WB) 

A 52-year-old man has been arrested and a cache of country-made arms and ammunition seized from his possession in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, police said on Wednesday.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team raided a house in Halderpara village in Kultali police station area on Tuesday night and seized two pipe guns and over 70 rounds of live cartridges, an officer said.

"Preliminary investigation suggests the accused is an arms dealer. We are interrogating him," he added.

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First Published: Wed, February 12 2020. 18:20 IST