A car rider carrying a pistol and making efforts to enter the Lahore High Court Rawalpindi Bench, where former president Gen (Retd) Pervez Musharraf had to come to obtain pre-arrest bail, has been arrested by police on Wednesday.

The accused identified as Nisar Ahmed was in Police Station Airport lock-up after filing a case against him. Police also seized 30bore pistol from him. According to sources, police officials deputed at a Naka placed at the entrance of the LHC to provide security to Gen Musharraf stopped a suspected car and found a 30 bore pistol inside it.

They said that the driver of the car was arrested and pistol was recovered by from him.