Crime and Accident

Arms smuggler arrested from Munger in Bihar

Arms smuggler arrested from Munger in Bihar

Munger: An alleged arms smuggler was arrested with 24 automatic pistols in his possession from Jamalpur police station area in the district today.

The police acted on a tip off and Mohammad Monu was arrested from the taxi stand area, Superintendent of Police Varun Kumar said.

Two dozen automatic pistols, an ATM card and a driving license were recovered from Monu, a resident of Hazratganj locality of Munger town.

During questioning, Monu said he had been working as an arms carrier for one Mohammad Mahtab, a resident of Maksudpur in the district, who has set up a factory in Malda district of West Bengal for manufacturing arms illegally, the SP said.