A fire arms trafficker has been arrested here and 27 high quality pistols seized from his possession by the Special Cell of Delhi Police. Police said the operation was a part of their ongoing process of neutralising the supply of illegal arms to Delhi and NCR region in which several other arms traffickers were also nabbed earlier. Police arrested 50 year-old Ram Singh, a resident of Madhya Pradesh and seized 27 high quality illegal pistols from his possession and a case under the Arms Act has been registered against him.
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DCP of Special Cell, Pramod Singh Kushwah said they got an information yesterday that an inter-state gang was involved in supply of illegal pistols to criminals based in Delhi, Haryana and UP and the gang members would be coming to deliver a consignment to a receiver on NH 24 near Akshardham Sethu in New Delhi and a special cell team was constituted.
Police said Singh was caught near Akshardham Sethu with a bag and during interrogation, he disclosed that he had come to deliver illegal pistols which were concealed in the bag. On checking, the police team found 27 pistols of 0.32 bore in it. It said Singh had come to supply arms in Delhi and NCR on earlier occasion also. He was earlier convicted in an Arms Act case in Madhya Pradesh, it said. Police said further investigation is in progress and efforts are being made to find out his associates in Delhi, NCR and Madhya Pradesh.