Two students arrested for selling pistol

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Rourkela, Nov 25 (UNI) Police have arrested two students from the Hanuman Vatika area of the town while they were trying to sell a single barrel pistol.

Rourkela Additional Police Superintendent S R Panda said Raghunath Palli police arrested Hemanta Kumar, student of Annamali Engineering College, and Soumendra Jena, student of BBA College Rourkela, last night while negotiating with a person to sell the weapon.

However, the persons negotiating to buy the weapon managed to escape.

Police also seized a laptop containing designs of different pistols from their possession.

Police interrogation was on to ascertain whether they had any link with the Maoists, Mr Panda said.

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