Tahlka News Desk
Meerut: First phase of voting for UP assembly election is going on. Large no.of voters reached to the polling booth for their votes. Controversies took place when BJP leader Sangeet Som's brother Gangan Som was detained by police for carrying a pistol inside a polling booth today.
Gagan reached the polling booth in Sardhana Assembly seat at 9 AM. The security personnel deployed there frisked him and found a pistol in his possession. He was immediately detained by police.
Officials said that as per the poll code, those possessing licensed weapons are required to deposit them with the police. The permission to keep arms is granted in special cases only.