Engg Student Held with Pistol

Published: 30th August 2014 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th August 2014 04:46 AM   |  A+A-

BHUBANESWAR: The Quick Action Team (QAT) of the Commissionerate Police arrested a 27-year-old engineering graduate on charges of illegal possession of firearms here on Friday.

The accused was identified as Suryanarayan Mohanty alias Lulu, a native of Bonth Square in Bhadrak. He was residing at Niladri Vihar in Chandrasekharpur for the past couple of years.

Acting on a tip-off, the QAT apprehended Lulu near Keshari Talkies in the evening and seized a 9-mm semi automatic pistol and two live ammunition from his possession. The bike and two mobile phones of the accused were also seized.

A case has been registered at Kharavela Nagar police station and the accused will be produced in court on Saturday, police said.

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