Benapole: Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive arrested an alleged arms trader in possession of five foreign-made pistols, 10 magazines and nine rounds of bullet from a house in Baropota border point here on Monday morning.
The arrestee was identified as Yeanur, son of Idris Ali, a resident of Baropota village.
Colonel Matiur Rahman, commanding officer of BGB-26, said on secret information, a petrol team of BGB conducted a raid in the house of Yeanur at about 6:00 am and arrested him.
The force also recovered five foreign-made pistols, 10 magazines and nine rounds of bullet from the house.
The arrestee has been involved in arms trading for long, the commanding officer added.
He was later handed over to Benapole Port Police Station.
A case was filed against him under the Arms Act with the police station.
Arms trader held along with pistols