Man carrying pistol, ammunition arrested

JAMMU : A man was arrested with a country-made pistol and live ammunition in Poonch district, officials said on Wednesday.
During routine checking at Aala Peer Chowk here on Thursday night, Basat Muneer of Marah-Surankote, tried to flee away but was apprehended by police, they said.
During his personal search, a country-made pistol and live ammunition was recovered from his procession, they said
Muneer could not produce a valid licence of the pistol during questioning, they said.
A case has been registered against him, officials said, adding police is investigating into all angles of the case. (AGENCIES)