In a sensational incident, 14 rounds of live cartridges were found in a garbage dump at Rupkonwar Path of Basistha in Guwahati on Sunday.
The bullets are believed to be belonging to that of .32 pistol.
A lady who is a local resident had noticed a red-coloured small pouch in the garbage dumped in the roadside of the area while going for her morning walk at around 7 am on Sunday morning and found the live cartridges while opened the pouch.
The local resident immediately informed the Bashista police station.
Meanwhile, personnel from the Baisistha station have arrived at the scene and began investigation into the matter.
The officer-in-charge of Bashista police station expressed before Northeast Now that the pouch containing the bullets might have fallen accidentally from the pocket of someone in possession of a licensed weapon.