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PTI New Delhi
Updated: 19-12-2018 22:37 IST

Two constables of the Sashastra Sena Bal (SSB) were injured after their two-wheeler was hit by a car in southwest Delhi's R K Puram area, police said Wednesday.

The incident took place on Tuesday near the SSB office in R K Puram, they said.

The injured have been identified as Arumay Bhattacharya and Rajesh Kumar, both posted as constables in the SSB branch at R K Puram Sector 1, police said.

They were rushed to a trauma centre where they are being treated for their injuries and are stated to be stable, a senior police officer said.

Based on the statement of Bhattacharya, a case was registered for rash driving

and causing hurt by doing any act rashly or negligently against the driver of the offending vehicle, he said.

The driver, Harry Ram, has been arrested and the vehicle seized.

Police said Ram was not found under the influence of liquor at the time of arrest. PTI AMP


Arms supplier arrested

New Delhi, Dec 19 (PTI) A 34-year-old suspected arms supplier was arrested from West Delhi's Khyala area, police said Wednesday.

Heera Singh, a resident of Raghubir Nagar, was arrested on Tuesday near Nala Road towards Keshopur Ring Road to Khyala when he came there to deliver a consignment of illegal weapons to a local gangster, a senior police officer said.

Four country-made pistols, 16 live cartridges and one scooter were recovered from his possession, he said. PTI NIT


Member of armed robbery gang held

New Delhi, Dec 19 (PTI) A 25-year-old member of armed robbers' gang was apprehended from East Delhi, police said Wednesday.

In the early hours of Tuesday, police spotted two persons roaming suspiciously on a motorcycle on the Nodia Link Road. While one was apprehended, the other managed to escape, a senior police officer said.

He was identified as Akib, he added.

During interrogation, it was revealed that Akib is a member of a gang of robbers headed by one Zuber, a criminal wanted for murder, in Aligarh, the officer said.

One pistol and 13 live cartridges were recovered from his possession, he said. PTI NIT


Three held for snatching cellphone

New Delhi, Dec 19 (PTI) Two persons were arrested and one juvenile was apprehended for allegedly snatching a mobile phone from a man in Southeast Delhi, police said Wednesday.

Deepak, 30, Shivam, 24, and the juvenile were apprehended when they were fleeing after robbing the man, a senior police officer said.

Five mobile phones were recovered from their possession, he said.

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