Man with gun creates panic at Metro station

Published: 10 November, 2011 07:06 IST | Shilpa Ranga |

He claims he had no knowledge about the weapon in his bag

He claims he had no knowledge about the weapon in his bag
Panic spread at the Dwarka More Metro station, when a person entered the premises carrying a gun in his bag.
According to the police, when the bag went through the scanning channel, authorities found a gun with two rounds and two cartridges in it.

A train outside the Metro station

The person was identified as Ram Bharat (32), a city-based travel agency owner. Ram claimed he had no knowledge about the objects found in his bag. "I had just entered the station when suddenly there was chaos all around. All the security personnel looked alarmed," said Arun Aggarwal, a passenger. Another commuter, Shyama, said, "I thought it was a bomb alarm. Everybody was panicked."

"Investigations are underway and we have impounded all the objects. We are trying to find out the source of the gun, cartridges and rounds. We are also trying to ascertain whether they were obtained illegally. Till we track the owner, nothing can be said or done in this matter," said a police officer. Meanwhile, activities at the station came almost to a halt as authorities had to do thorough checks.

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