Major arms supplier arrested

  • By Hindu
  • | Saturday | 13th January, 2018

The Special Cell of the Delhi Police claim to have arrested an arms supplier who had a bounty of ?1 lakh on his head. Smugglers heldIn another arrest, three alleged arms smugglers were arrested by the Crime Branch from Paschim Puri. Jeetu Sharma alias Shiv Kumar was arrested near Indraprastha Park on January 5 after the police received a tip off. “He gets live cartridges from a person in Agra, and weapons from a supplier in Madhya Pradesh,” said Mr. Kushwaha. “Information was received that Jeetu was often coming to Delhi to supply arms to criminals.


The Special Cell of the Delhi Police claim to have arrested an arms supplier who had a bounty of ?1 lakh on his head. Four pistols were recovered from his possession, the police said on Friday.

Jeetu Sharma alias Shiv Kumar was arrested near Indraprastha Park on January 5 after the police received a tip off.

“Information was received that Jeetu was often coming to Delhi to supply arms to criminals. On January 5, specific input was received that he would be near Indraprastha Park around 6 p.m. to deliver a consignment,” said Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) P. S. Kushwaha.

During interrogation, the accused told the police that he has been supplying arms for the past five years and had already sold over 250 weapons. “He gets live cartridges from a person in Agra, and weapons from a supplier in Madhya Pradesh,” said Mr. Kushwaha.

Smugglers held

In another arrest, three alleged arms smugglers were arrested by the Crime Branch from Paschim Puri. The three have been identified as Prateek Shaukeen, Waseem alias Sonu and Lalit Kumar Anand alias Lucky.

“Six pistols, 24 live cartridges and a car were recovered from their possession,” said Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime) Joy Tirkey. Stay updated with all the Delhi Latest News headlines here. For more exclusive & live news updates from all around India, stay connected with NYOOOZ.

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