Cache of arms seized from bus, 2 held in WB

Last Updated: Monday, July 1, 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.


First Published: Monday, July 1, 2013 - 18:08

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