Illegal arms dealer arrested, 20 pistols seized

| Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 23:34
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Delhi, Delhi Police's Special Cell, arm dealer, pistols, weapons, Vinod Nagar, Madhya Pradesh, Dhar

The arms were brought from Dhar in Madhya Pradesh (Image for pictorial representation)

New Delhi: The Delhi Police's Special Cell on Sunday said they had busted an interstate gang of illegal arms dealers and arrested a gang member, from whom 20 pistols were seized.

The accused has been identified as Ajay Bharadwaj, a resident of Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh, police said.

"Bharadwaj was arrested from Vinod Nagar area of east Delhi," said Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) PS Kushwah.

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"Secret information was received that he was coming with the consignment of illegal arms to Delhi," the officer said. The weapons were meant to be supplied to their contacts, police said.

He has brought these arms from Dhar in Madhya Pradesh, police said. Bharadwaj was wanted by both the Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh Polices since long, police said, adding that he was being questioned to unearth the entire conspiracy.

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