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Youth arrested with guns and bullets in Cooch Behar

Police seized three revolvers, three magazines and 20 rounds of live ammunition
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Our Correspondent   |   Cooch Behar   |   Published 12.08.21, 02:43 AM

A youth was arrested with a haul of arms and ammunition here on Tuesday night.

Police said three revolvers, three magazines and 20 rounds of live bullets were from Sourav Singha Roy, a resident of Dinhata in Cooch Behar. “Roy had bought the weapons and ammunition from Begusarai in Bihar. We will interrogate him further to know why he had brought the illegal firearms,” said Sumit Kumar, Cooch Behar district police chief, on Wednesday.

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In another incident, a father-son duo were found dead near the rail tracks in Gitaldaha of Dinhata on Wednesday. 

Police suspect suicide. The deceased are Pradip Burman, 35, and Pallab, 14. 

Pradip is the husband of Bithika Burman, a former pradhan of Trinamul of Gitaldaha-II panchayat. 



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