Tripura police arrest a juvenile with three American made pistols

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Agartala, Sep, 16 (ANI): A 16- year- old juvenile, who fled from custody with five other Bangladesh nationals, was arrested by Agartala Police on Wednesday.

Police have recovered three American pistols and ammunition from him.

West Tripura District Superintendent of Police K V Sreejesh said: "Based on the information last night we arrested one person from the Battala area and recovered two loaded pistols from his position."

"During the interrogation, he informed about another pistol hidden in a temple near the Agartala railway station which also we have found along with eight live cartridges and six magazines," Sreejesh added.

The juvenile arms carrier has been identified as Shiva Das and is suspected to have received the pistols from Bangladesh.

Police suspect an arms racket is on ahead of Durga Puja in Tripura.

A case has been registered under the Arms Possession and Using of Fire Arms Act. By Pinaki Das (ANI)

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