In a major success against the naxalism, the Bihar police went ahead and arrested a man while also recovering three AK-47s from his possession.
The arrest was in Munger district of Bihar.
Police is of the belief that apart from some of the anti social elements and gangsters, even naxals may have had access to such weapons through this nexus.
Police is probing the incident and is also questioning the individual caught.
Meanwhile, in a separate incident, a hardcore Naxalite was arrested from the borders of Sheohar and Muzaffarpur districts in Bihar on Saturday.
The arrested Naxalite was wanted in connection with at least 24 cases, local police said.
The self-styled Naxal ‘zonal commander’ has been identified as Lalbabu Sahni alias Bhaskar alias Pralay.
He is a resident of Koriya village under Madhuban police station of East Champaran district, the SP said.>