Hajipur (Bihar), Jan 07 (Agencies): Four persons were arrested during a meeting being held by Hajipur's BJP MLA Nityanand Rai in Bihar's Vaishali district on Friday, police said.

A group of supporters of the MLA spotted the four persons and handed them over to police after a rifle and several live cartridges were found from them at Pokhraira village under Sadar police station area on late Thursday evening, they said.

The MLA later filed an FIR in the Sadar police station. Police is trying to find out the identity and intentions of those arrested.

“I don't know the intentions of those arrested. It is for the police to probe," Rai said.