CRIME & COURT

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) officials at the Indira Gandhi International Airport found an empty bullet cartridge in the baggage of a Mexican national on Saturday.

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: February 23, 2009 1:17 am

Empty cartridge found on Mexican in airport
The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) officials at the Indira Gandhi International Airport found an empty bullet cartridge in the baggage of a Mexican national on Saturday. When asked about the 7.62 bore empty cartridge,Quintera Albar Ram said it was gifted to him by a friend. Security officers said carrying empty cartridges does not fall under any crime,so he was let off. Quintera was heading to Kolkata in an Indigo flight.

Robbers held in East Delhi
The Special Staff of the East district has arrested two robbers involved in a failed robbery bid at the Mother Dairy booth of Mayur Vihar Pocket 4,Phase I. “Tariq Salmani and Asif,members of the Asif gang,held the owner of the booth at gunpoint and asked him to hand over the cash. When he resisted,Asif fired on him,but they could not take away the money,” a police officer said. The two were arrested from National Highway 24 when they were going to commit a crime.

Boy held for faking robbery
The Ghaziabad police have arrested a 17-year-old boy and his uncle for duping a company the boy was employed with. Sanjeev Kumar had gone to deposit the SKS Microfinance company’s Rs 4 lakh when he faked a robbery,the police said. “He injured his uncle Nahar Singh to make the robbery look real,” Anant Dev,SP (city),Ghaziabad,said. “Then they registered an FIR. However,we put their mobile phones on surveillance and found out that they had committed the crime.” The police have recovered the money.

Victim turns hostile,2 acquitted
A city court has acquitted two persons,accused of locking a driver inside a Metro feeder bus and setting it ablaze in 2006,after the victim,who survived the attempt,turned hostile. Sanjay Kumar,the complainant and the main witness in the case,was declared hostile and the bus conductor,an eyewitness,remains untraceable.

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