One held under Arms Act in TN

One person has been arrested here for possessing arms illegally, police said on Sunday.

Updated: Jul 21, 2013, 10:42 AM IST

Namakkal (TN): One person has been arrested here for possessing arms illegally, police said on Sunday.

On Saturday evening, the accused Karthikeyan and his friend Kandasamy were out hunting at Kuttukadu, a small island in the river Cauvery, near here, Namakkal police SP Kannammal said.

Kandasamy had taken a muzzle loading gun, allegedly belonging to Karthikeyan, from a bush, accidentally triggering it and suffered bullet injuries in the process.

Kandasamy has been admitted to hospital, police said, adding, Karthikeyan was arrested under the Arms Act.

PTI