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Two arrested, firearms seized in Bihar

Two persons were arrested and a cache of ammunition was seized at a village in Barh sub-division of Patna district.

india Updated: Nov 19, 2005 11:12 IST

Two persons were arrested and a cache of firearms and ammunition was seized at a village in Barh sub-division of Patna district early on Saturday morning, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, central para-military forces and state police jointly raided the houses of Shanker Singh and Geeta Singh at Darve village and seized one double barrel gun, two country-made pistols, one 9 mm pistol and 73 rounds of ammunition.

The police said the two, said to be supporters of a political party, have been arrested.

These weapons were to be used for creating disturbance during today's polls, the police said.

First Published: Nov 19, 2005 11:12 IST