Cache of Arms and Ammunition
[Representational Image] A 7.65 calibre country-made pistol and other ammunition was found inside the bag.Reuters

A bag containing a local pistol and seven cartridges was found abandoned in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus in Delhi at around 2am on Monday.

A guard deployed at the north gate of the JNU campus reportedly found the bag kept at a distance of 50 metres from the gate. A 7.65 calibre country-made pistol and other ammunition was found, India Today reported.

Delhi Police have launched an investigation into the matter and registered a case under the arms act.

This is a developing story.