Srinagar: A police officer reportedly said that, a man has been arrested on Saturday for illegal possession of a country-made pistol in Jammu.
A police team intercepted the man in Chatta and recovered the pistol and 11 live cartridges from him last evening, the officer said.
He was identified as Ashwani Kumar, a resident of Langrial in R S Pura.
A case has been registered at Satwari police station.
The officer reportedly said that further investigation into the case is going on.
During preliminary inquiry, police came to know that he was involved in cases of attempt to murder and narcotics smuggling in R S Pura.