Two miscreants arrested with illegal firearms


Birpara, 30th July: Police on Wednesday night arrested two miscreants from Birpara Old bus stand area, for possession of illegal firearms kept in car.

According to the Police, while patrolling at Birpara old bus stand area on wednesday at around 11:30 pm, one car was intercepted in which two persons were seated. The police interrogated them but they gave incoherent answers raising suspicion. On searching, 02 numbers of illegal improvised firearms was recovered from their possession.

Two detainees namely Sonam Lama (39) and Laxman Dom (23) both residents of Birpara were arrested. Both of them were involved in many crimes according to the police.

In addition to firearms, sharp weapons (sharp daggers) were also recovered from them.

Birpara Police Station OC Palzar Bhutia said, “A Case is being registered against them under the Arms Act. They would be taken to Alipurduar sub-divisional court on Thursday.”


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