A man in Patna has been detained after he was found with live cartridges at Nitish Kumar's Janta durbar
-a sort of open house where the chief minister meets the public at his residence.
The man, whose first name is Hitesh, had six cartridges with him. His pistol was in a car outside. The gun was licensed and the documents were found in his car.
The police is interrogating him.
The chief minister holds a janta durbar
every Monday. Between 1000 and 1200 people were in attendance today. There's usually careful frisking and security checks. Security officers say they managed to catch the man before he entered the area where the durbar
The man being interrogated runs a popular nursing home in the district of Siwan. Sources say he had a valid entry card for the durbar, which means his identity and other details had been recorded before he was allowed in.