Man held with pistol in Jammu

A 30-year-old man was arrested with a countrymade pistol here, police said on Wednesday.

The motorcycle-borne man, Nikhil Kumar, was intercepted at Kunjwani in the outskirts of the city late on Tuesday night. A pistol with a live cartridge and a motorcycle without a registration number were seized from him, an official said.

A case under the Arms Act has been registered against him and an investigation is underway, the official added.