A police patrolling team stopped a vehicle in Baisi area on Thursday during routine checking and found 600 live cartridges and arrested three arms smugglers, Additional Director General of Police (Headquarters) Kundan Krishnan told reporters here.
After a thorough checking of the vehicle the police recovered various parts of firearms and 1000 additional cartridges which were hidden in specially built boxes inside the vehicle.
The police found that there were three AK 47 rifles after assembling the various firearms parts seized, the ADGP said.
The police raided Mukesh Singhs house in Patna on Saturday and seized 50 cartridges, he said adding that Mukesh has been absconding since then.
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