Cuttack: Tightening the noose around the illegal firearm traders in the Millenium City ahead of the upcoming poll, police arrested a youth from Chauliaganj area today and seized a country-made pistol from his possession.
The accused has been identified as Bichi Nayak (26), a resident of Malgodown area.
As per the report, a patrolling team of Chauliaganj Police Station came across Bichi and detained him on suspicion last night. During frisking, cops found the contry-made pistol and seized it.
The accused was arrested for questioning later in the night. He was forwarded to court this morning.
Police said, a number of cases are pending against Bichi under different police stations in the Twin City.