Two arms dealers held in Odisha capital, pistol seized


Bhubaneswar: Police on Sunday arrested two persons in connection with illegal arms business and seized a pistol from them.

The arrested were identified as Ajit Kumar Mohapatra alias Bapi (32) of Samantarapur, Mangala Sahi in Khurda and Sujit Ku Das (19) of Pokhramal, Hazipur in Baishali district of Bihar.

The accused duo was nabbed in a joint drive by Special Squad and Laxmisagar police. One .765 bore magazine loaded pistol and one live ammunition have been seized from their possession.

The accused had procured the arms from Munger, Bihar. They will be forwarded to court, the police said.

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