Guwahati, September 19: Police had arrested a local BJP leader who allegedly shot at a youth in Assam Charaideo district.

The arrested local BJP leader was identified as Tinku Gogoi and police seized a pistol with two magazines and 22 rounds live ammunition and four empty cartridges.

According to the reports, Tinku Gogoi had allegedly fired gunshots at a youth during a party which was organized on the occasion of Vishwakarma Puja on Thursday night.

The injured youth was immediately admitted at a nearby hospital and the Assam BJP leader fled from the area.

Later, Charaideo district police on Friday night had arrested accused Tinku Gogoi.

A top police official of Charaideo district said that, police had arrested Tinku Gogoi from an area of Dibrugarh on Friday night.

We have registered a case and our investigation is going on. We have recovered one pistol, two magazines, 22 rounds of live ammunition in possession from him,” the police officer said.