Baharampore(WB), Apr 26 (PTI) The police has seized a haul of arms and ammunition in Murshidabad district and arrested five persons in this connection, a senior police officer said today. Also Read - West Bengal: 5 Killed as Boat Capsizes During Durga Idol Immersion in Murshidabad

The police arrested a man from Sagardighi area of the district yesterday and seized some firearms from his possession, Superintendent of Police, Mukesh said. Also Read - Fact Check: Viral 'Asur' Idol is Not Modelled After Chinese Prez Xi Jinping, But Inspired From Mongolians

On the basis of the information provided by the arrested man, the police raided some places in Khargram, Kandi and Lalbagh area of the district yesterday and seized 50 rounds of ammunition, 24 firearms including rifles and revolvers, the SP said. Also Read - Two Dead, One Injured as Fresh Clashes Break Out Over CAA, NRC in West Bengal's Murshidabad

The police also arrested four more persons, the SP added.

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