Huge quantities of arms and ammunitions seized

Guwahati: Huge quantities of arms and ammunition have been seized and an Inspector of Railway Protection Security Force (RPSF) arrested in this connection from a train at the Guwahati Railway station on Thursday, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, a special patrolling team of the Railway Police seized the arms and ammunitions from the Guwahati bound Down Shatabdi Express from Dimapur and arrested an Inspector of the RPSF, Kuljit Singh Sandhu while two other jawans managed to escape.

The ammunitions seized, mostly made in Belgium, Italy and Austria, include 70 rounds of ammunitions of AK-47 and .303 rifles, three nine mm pistols along with 40 rounds of ammunitions and seven mobile sets.

Investigations were on and further details awaited, sources added.