Three people had fled when a traffic officials stopped a car bearing Bihar registration at Jatindra Mohan Avenue in north Kolkata, for jumping a red light.
Police found 5000 bullets for .315 cartridges, stashed under the seat. Police suspects that the bullets are possibly meant for the Maoists.
Police said that the similar weaponry were used by the Maoists. The case is under the investigation by the Special Task Force of the police.