New Delhi: The Special Cell of Delhi Police has arrested three persons, including a DJ and a wrestler, for trafficking of illegal arms, an official said on Tuesday Dec 7.
The accused have been identified as Yogesh Patel, a DJ, Pankaj Kumar Bhardwaj, a wrestler, and Jitendra. They were arrested in two separate operations.
Furnishing the details, the official informed that an information was received on December 3 that arms trafficker Yogesh Patel would come to the Sarai Kale Khan area in Delhi to deliver illegal arms and ammunition to some Delhi-NCR criminals.
Accordingly, a trap was laid in the area. The police team arrested the accused from under the Mahatma Gandhi Marg flyover in front of Millennium Park and seized a bag from his possission that contained 12 pistols.
In the second operation, a tip-off was received on December 6 about two persons from Uttar Pradesh, who supplied arms and ammunition to different gangs in Delhi. It was learnt that the duo would come to Rohini to supply a large consignment of illegal arms.
Subsequently, the police laid a trap and apprehended two persons — Pankaj and Jitendra — along with 15 pistols. A case under Arms Act has been registered and further investigation is underway, the police added.