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Delhi man held for posing with illegal firearm

The Delhi Police on Sunday arrested a person, who had allegedly posted a picture on his WhatsApp status where he was holding an illegal firearm during Holi celebrations.

ANI | New Delhi | Updated: 15-03-2020 15:10 IST | Created: 15-03-2020 15:10 IST
Delhi man held for posing with illegal firearm
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The Delhi Police on Sunday arrested a person, who had allegedly posted a picture on his WhatsApp status where he was holding an illegal firearm during Holi celebrations. The accused was identified as Vinit (19). The police also allegedly recovered a country-made pistol along with two live cartridges from the possession of the accused.

According to the police, a screenshot reached the police through informers, following which the Narcotics Squad of the south district conducted a raid on Maharishi Valmiki Marg in Ambedkar Nagar, where they apprehended the accused. The police have stated that the accused was a school drop out and had clicked himself with the firearm to show off.

A case under Section 25 of the Arms Act has been registered against the accused in this regard. Further investigation is underway. (ANI)


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