Army has detained a man with a pistol in the border belt of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said Wednesday.
During a routine checking of vehicles, 20-year-old Mohd Parvez was detained by Army personnel in Mendhar border area with a pistol and a knife, they said.
Seven cartridges, a magazine and other items were seized from the man, who is being questioned, the officials said.
Sources said that Parvez was carrying the licensed gun of his father when he was detained. (With PTI inputs)