Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested an illegal arms trader from Benapole’s Ghiba area on Sunday morning.
The detainee was identified as Golam Rasul,32, from Raghunathpur.
Tipped off, BGB went to the spot where an arms deal was underway and caught Golam with a foreign pistol while the rest of his gang fled the spot.
Ghiba BGB 49 camp Commander Havildar Ashek confirmed the matter.
Later, Golam was handed over to Benapole Port police station.