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Man arrested near Nizamuddin Bride in Delhi; 30 pistols, stengun, live cartridges seized

According to Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Sanjeev Yadav, the man, who has been identified as Rajpal, was arrested after a raid conducted following a tip off.

India TV News Desk, New Delhi [Published on:22 Apr 2017, 4:35 PM IST]
Man arrested near Nizamuddin Bride in Delhi
Man arrested near Nizamuddin Bride in Delhi

Delhi Police on Friday  arrested an unidentified man near Nizamuddin Bridge area of the capital and seized 30 semi-automatic pistols, a carbine (stengun) and five live cartridges.

According to Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Sanjeev Yadav, the man, who has been identified as Rajpal, was arrested after a raid conducted following a tip off. 

“Our Delhi Police Special Cell from Northern range got specific information about the person's arrival with arms that will be supplied. Yesterday (Friday) a team raided Nizamuddin in the evening and arrested Rajpal. On investigation, we recovered 30 pistols, one carbine from him which he brought from Burhanpur to supply in Delhi,” the official said.

The police are suspecting if these weapons were meant to disturb peace during Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls, slated for April 23.

An FIR has been registered and further investigations are underway.

 

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