WB Election: Firearms recovered before the vote from Mathabhanga of Coochbihar. Sangbad Pratidin

Published by: Arupkanti Bera | Posted: April 9, 2021 9:26 pm| Updated: April 9, 2021 9:26 pm

News Daily Digital Desk: A few hours later, the fourth round of voting (West Bengal elections 2021) began. Earlier, a large number of bombs, firearms and sharp weapons were recovered from a man’s house in Mathabhanga, Cooch Behar. One person has been arrested.

Secret sources said the weapons were stored in the house of a resident of Hazrahat Gram Panchayat area of ​​Mathabhanga West Khaterbari. The operation started with a huge police force (WB Police). A search was started at the house of a man named Zakir Hossain in the area. From there one by one came out a gun, 4 rounds of ammunition, 9 hand grenades, swords, slinters, lots of vocabulary and some more tools for making hand grenades.

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A man named Atiyar Rahman was caught by the police. After interrogating him, the police came to know that all these weapons were stockpiled to create tension on the day of polling in Mathabhanga area. Police are trying to find out who else is involved in the conspiracy. With that comes the question of whether the illegal content has been stored elsewhere. A case has been filed against Dhrita under multiple sections including firearms.


Voting took place in 44 assembly constituencies in the state on Saturday. There are also five centers in Kochbihar district. Voting in Mekhliganj, Mathabhanga, Kochbihar North, Kochbihar South, Shitalkuchi.

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