Staff Correspondent

PUTTUR: A police team recovered a firearm and a talwar (sword) from near Sarovar Bar in Puttur Town police station limits and arrested two persons in this connection. Police also seized an autorickshaw from which these weapons were seized.

The police had received a tip-off about the possibility of few people moving around in an autorickshaw carrying weapons.

The accused were arrested a case was booked against them under the Arms Act, the police said.