Jamshedpur : The city police today arrested a 30-year-old youth with a loaded pistol from Ranikudar under Kadma police station area.
The youth has been identified as Mohit Singh, a resident of Block No 4, Shastrinagar in Kadma and a history-sheeter.
Deputy superintendent of police (Headquarters-II) AK Pandey said that they have arrested Mohit with a loaded pistol while trying to kill someone in Ranikudar area.
According to sources, Mohit, who has already been arrested as many as five times in various criminal cases, including for possessing unauthorised fire-arms was in a drunk condition.
Police forwarded the arrested youth the Ghaghidih Central Jail having booked under Arms Act.
Officials said that constables on foot would be deployed in a stretch of every one km for patrolling. Several other constables would be deployed for the purpose, besides patrolling by the local police.