“The pistols were purchased at the prices ranging between Rs 18,000 to Rs 20,000 and were supposed to be sent to Bangladesh. The trio was travelling in a car with a registration of Agartala. The guns were purchased from Bhagalpur of Bihar,” informed Meena.
The three were intercepted while they were travelling in a car in Sabroom, around 140 km south of Agartala.
All the three are residents of Tripura’s bordering Sepahijala district’s Bishalgarh sub-division.
The police official said that senior police and intelligence officials are now interrogating the youths on their motives and backgrounds.