Weapons smuggler held near Bangladesh border

Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) The BSF on Saturday apprehended a 65-year-old man for trying to smuggle US-made guns near the Bangladesh border in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district.

“The weapons courier was identified as Mannan Seikh, a 65-year-old resident of Raninagar in Murshidabad. We have seized two US-made pistols, four magazines and nine rounds from his possession,” said an officer of the Border Security Force.

The man was nabbed during a special operation near the Bamnabad border outpost.

The BSF has apprehended 15 weapons smugglers this year across the South Bengal frontier.

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