Based on the news from secret sources, Kotwali police arrested five youth along with 4 guns on Tuesday afternoon. According to police sources, one of the accused arrested has already been named in various cases. Today, a press conference was held in Coochbehar District Superintendent of Police’s office and this was informed by the Cooch Behar District Superintendent of Police Abhishek Gupta.
Police Superintendent Abhishek Gupta said that Kotwali police stopped a vehicle by running a drive near Ghughumari area of Coochbehar-1 number block.
Four guns were recovered during the search conducted in the vehicle. In addition, Umar Farooq (32), Mizanur Rahman (29), Sujan Islam (28) and Rafiqul Islam (30) who were travelling in the vehicle were arrested. Of these, Umar Farooq is also associated in various other cases.
The accused will be produced in court and will be taken on 14 days remand. According to police sources, about 20 illegal firearms have been recovered in Coochbehar this year so far.