Siliguri, 30th August: The Bhaktinagar police arrested one person with firearms and ammunition. The arrested accused has been identified as Nitesh Sha, resident of Bhupendra Nagar, Ward No. 42.
As per the information, a motorcycle was intercepted by the police at Eastern Bypass Road. Upon searching, one firearm loaded with a round of live ammunition was recovered from his possession, which he had kept concealed under his waist. On further searching, one more improvised firearm and two rounds of live ammunition were recovered from the luggage box of the said motorcycle.
Furthermore, leading to the confessional statement of Nitesh Sha, one more firearm along with three rounds of live ammunition and one round of fired cartridge was recovered from his house, which he had kept concealed in the drawer of the dressing table. A case under the relevant sections of the Arms Act is initiated at Bhaktinagar Police station.