Manali: Police on patrol duty in this tourist resort township was tipped of about one person being in possession of an illegal weapon.
Police officer KD Sharma disclosed that on raiding the room where Sadam, a resident of Kadam Gachi, Bihar, a revolver with one live cartridge and 7 empty one were recovered. Sadam has been working as a contractor in Manali for the last 4 years, he added.
The police after slapping a case under Indian Arms Act have arrested Sadam. Further investigation of the case is in progress.
Sanjay Dutta, an engineer by qualification but is a journalist by choice.
He has worked for the premier new agency Press Trust of India and leading English daily Indian Express.
With more than a decade of experience, he has been highlighting issues related to environment, tourism and other aspects affecting mountain ecology.
Sanjay Dutta lives in a village close to Manali in Kullu valley of Himachal.