An NGO had complained that a right-wing organization imparted firearm training to students at a camp held at a school in Mira Road area last week.
Most of the firearms seized from South Odisha were smuggled from Bihar and Jharkhand
Though Butina didn't have any ties to any Russian intelligence agency, officials felt that she was a threat to US.
As if gold and drugs smuggling were not enough, the state is also seeing various cases of illegal firearms trafficking, especially guns, brought from northern states.
The deputy commissioners of all districts had issued orders asking all registered gun owners to deposit their firearms before the Assembly elections as per a directive issued by the EC.
Firearms amassed in Raniganj, Asansol by coal mafia even before Ram Navami and were supplied to both sides.
The weapons have been sent for the test to ascertain the possible involvement of the duo in the killing of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh, who was shot dead at her house on September 5.