Police have arrested an arms dealer named Abdus Sattar Moral (50) at Benapole in Jessore.
He was arrested from Baropota village of Port Police Station around 9:30 pm on Thursday (March 31). Abdus Sattar is the son of the late Jahan Ali Moral of that village.
Benapole Port Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Kamal Hossain Bhuiyan said police raided the area on a tip-off. Abdus Sattar was detained along with a pistol, five rounds of ammunition, and a magazine from the haystack of his house.
He further said that there are several cases against him in the police station. He is involved in the arms business. A case has been filed under the Arms Act in this regard.