Siliguri, 3rd March: On basis of intelligence inputs, Bhaktinagar police station under Siliguri Metropolitan Police conducted special raids and arrested two youths on Monday night. Besides, a hand-made 9mm pistol was recovered from their possession.
According to police sources, on Monday they received information about the illegal possession of firearms by two youths. Acting on that specific inputs, Police apprehend Nur Jamal (18yrs) s/o Md Suleman of Limbubusty, P.s-Bhaktinagar from Fouji Math near Peyara Singh Dhaba under ward no-42 of SMC.
On interrogating Nur Jamal, Police recovered one hand made 9mm pistol from the house of Sankar Roy( 20), s/o khoka Roy Bhupendranagar near Radha Krishna Mandir, P.s-Bhakti Nagar.
Police have arrested both the accused for illegally possessing a firearm. Additionally, the recovered 9-mm pistol was seized. Police said the apprehends will be sent to Jalpaiguri court on Tuesday. Police have initiated an investigation into how the firearms came to the youths.