Arms trafficker held in Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Delhi Police has arrested a firearms trafficker and seized 27 high-quality pistols from his possession, police said on Sunday.

The accused has been identified as Ram Singh, 50, who is a resident of Madhya Pradesh’s Khargone district. He was arrested on Saturday night by a team of the Delhi Police Special Cell from Akshardham Sethu when he came to deliver a consignment at a pre-arranged meeting point on National Highway-24, the police said.

“During interrogation, Singh told the police that he had come to deliver the pistols, which were concealed in a bag, to one of his associates,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Special Cell Pramod Singh Kushwah said.

He had come to National Capital Region (NCR) to supply arms before also. The police are looking for his associates in Delhi-NCR region and Madhya Pradesh, Kushwah said.