Cache of arms seized from bus, 2 held in WB
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Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 18:08
  
Canning (WB): Police on Monday seized a cache of arms from a private passenger bus and arrested two persons from Canning in South 24 Parganas district.

Nine firearms, two magazines, 47 cartridges and five kg of bomb making materials were found in a sack from the bus.

The police, on a tip off, intercepted the bus when it entered Canning, searched the vehicle and found the sack.

Two persons - Shamim Khan and Sheikh Salim - were arrested, police said adding they were also looking for a woman involved in the incident.

The consignments came from Munger in Bihar.

The bus was plying between Sonakhi in Basanti area to Jamtala in Kultali of the district.

PTI


First Published: Monday, July 01, 2013, 18:08


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