Coochbehar, 14th August: Five people were arrested with firearms by Sahibganj police, during a routine check on regard to Independence Day, from Budirhat area in Coochbehar. The arrested has been identified as Sudeep Barman, Prasenjit Rajbhar, Bapi Barman, Deepak Barman, and Ranjay Das. The police had seized a 9 mm pistol, few magazines and two bikes from the convicts.
According to police sources, last night Budirhat area under the Sahibganj police station, along the Assam-Bengal border, was undergoing Naka checking. During the pace, two bikes were purposely halted. The police searched the bike and recovered a firearm from the motorcycle’ trunk, after which five people were arrested. The accused were presented before the court today.