Jamshedpur, Dec. 24: Acting on a tip off, police arrested a 32-year-old man with a country made pistol and two live cartridges of 9mm from medical basti in Dhatkidih under Bistupur Police Station on Friday, said CCR DSP Sudhir Kumar.
Addressing a press conference at Bistupur Police Station on Saturday, DSP said, police officers Harendra Kumar Dubey, Dilip Kumar, Amresh Kumar Pandey and Munir Khan received information that the accused Bhola Nath Karuwa had come near the GT Hostel at Thakkar Bappa Ground to sell the pistol to a person.
The accused informed that he got the pistol and cartridge from Karu alias Karua Mukhi of Medical Basti in Dhatkidih.
A case has also been registered against the same. The accused Karu alias Karu Mukhi of Medical Basti is still on the run.