Calcutta, Feb. 11: Police arrested a notorious criminal from Kolutola in the city on charges of possessing illegal arms tonight.
Dracula was carrying a revolver and two bullets when the police swooped on him, sources said. He had been arrested on several occasions earlier on charges of extortion.
Three killed in mishap
Three men on a motorcycle were killed when a private bus hit them on Taki Road in Basirhat, North 24-Parganas, this evening.
Wasen Gazi, 33, Rahim Gazi, 38, and Marshed Gazi, 42, were on their way to Barasat. Wasim was driving the two-wheeler while the other two were riding pillion. Police said they were on the wrong side of the road and the bus hit them head on.