Kolkata: On Thursday, the West Bengal Police in Asansol Durgapur Commissionerate recovered 25 firearms from the Asansol-Jharkhand border.
The police were conducting a Naka checking today when the firearms were recovered by the police.
The firearms have been seized by the police and are now in their custody.
The police have arrested a resident of Kulti, identified as Ash Mohammad, in connection to the incident.
In other news, three members of a family were found dead at Khardah, near Barrackpore, which is 30 km from Kolkata in West Bengal on Tuesday.
The house in which the family lived was found to be waterlogged after heavy rains. It has been suspected that the three deceased, which included a 10-year-old boy, had died of electrocution. As per reports, one of the victims appeared to be trying to charge his phone by plugging it into the socket. His wife and son appeared to have died while trying to save him.
The neighbours were prompted to call the authorities after hearing the cries of a 4-year-old child who is the sole survivor of the family and watched his parents and brother die from a nearby bed.
The housing colony in which the victims, Raja Das and his family, lived had been waterlogged for days, long before the weekend rains arrived. The hospital in which the three deceased were taken to declared them brought dead upon arrival.