A country-made gun was seized and a farmer arrested for allegedly possessing it in a village in Kadambur forest region in the district, police said on Thursday.
The seizure was made during a raid conducted by police in Ozapalayam village in Wednesday following information that some persons were possessing unlicensed guns for hunting, they said.
Police found the country-made gun in the house of Annamalai and arrested him.
The 47-year old farmer allegedly told the police that the gun was meant for hunting animals like deer and rabbits.
Police said they have registered a case under the Explosives Act against the farmer.