The Bengal Special Task Force (STF) arrested a man with firearms on Friday after a bus was stopped near Dunkuni Toll Plaza, Mollarber. The bus was entering Kolkata from Bhagalpur in Bihar via Dunkuni, STF sources said.
Acting on a tip-off concerning the transport of firearms near Dunkuni Toll Plaza, STF officials were lurking near the toll plaza, to apprehend the accused. As per details, officials detained the accused as soon as the bus arrived. The arrested person is being interrogated at the Bengal STF’s office.
A 9mm carbine, five 7.65mm pistols, and a total of 12 magazines were recovered. A complaint in the matter has been lodged at the Dunkuni police station and an investigation revealed that the firearms were made in Munger, Bihar.
Officials are now investigating the person who was transporting the arms from Bihar to Calcutta. The accused will be taken to the court today.