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Man held with live bullets at Botanical Garden Metro station

The man was handed over to the local police by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) team for further investigation, officials said.

Reported by: PTI, New Delhi [ Published on: March 04, 2018 20:07 IST ]
Botanical Garden metro station

A 21-year-old man was apprehended today at the Botanical Garden Metro station here for allegedly carrying two live bullets in his bag, officials said. 

CISF personnel apprehended R Tiwari, a resident of Mahoba district in Uttar Pradesh, after the luggage scanner at the Metro station detected the bullets inside his bag at about 1 pm, they said. 

The man was handed over to the local police by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) team for further investigation, officials said. The passenger could not furnish legal permission or licence for the ammunition, they added.

Carrying arms and ammunition in the Delhi Metro is banned by the law.

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