22-year-old man arrested for allegedly carrying countrymade pistol

Updated: Dec 07, 2018, 13:31 IST | mid-day online desk | New Delhi

One 9 mm countrymade pistol, two live cartridges and one magazine along with one motorcycle were recovered from the man's possession

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A 22-year-old man was arrested for allegedly carrying countrymade pistol, the police said on Thursday. The accused was identified as Ajay Kumar, a resident of Arjun Park, Najafgarh. On Tuesday at around 6.45 pm, police apprehended the accused after a brief chase during patrolling near Prem Vihar, Najafgarh, a senior police officer said.

During checking, one 9 mm countrymade pistol, two live cartridges and one magazine along with one motorcycle were recovered from his possession, police said.

In another incident, a 45-year-old auto driver was arrested for allegedly carrying illegal country-made pistol from Dwarka, the police said Monday. The accused was identified as Dharmavir, a resident of Phase 1 in Qutab Vihar, they added. On Sunday at around 10 am, police tried to stop an auto rickshaw at Sector-1, Dwarka. The driver tried to flee but was later apprehended after a brief chase.

An auto rickshaw and one country-made pistol were recovered from him, police said.

With inputs from PTI

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