Delhi: Man held with live bullets at Botanical Garden metro station
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Delhi: Man held with live bullets at Botanical Garden metro station

R Tiwari, a resident of Mahoba district in Uttar Pradesh, was apprehended after the luggage scanner at the metro station detected the bullets inside his bag.

delhi Updated: Mar 05, 2018 13:57 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, New Delhi
Metro security,CISF,DMRC
A Delhi metro train in New Delhi India.(HT File Photo)

A 21-year-old man was apprehended on Sunday at the Botanical Garden metro station in New Delhi for allegedly carrying two live bullets in his bag, officials said.

CISF personnel apprehended R Tiwari, a resident of Mahoba district in Uttar Pradesh, after the luggage scanner at the metro station detected the bullets inside his bag at about 1 pm, they said.

The man was handed over to the local police by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) team for further investigation, officials said. The passenger could not furnish legal permission or licence for the ammunition, they added.

Carrying arms and ammunition in the Delhi Metro is banned by the law.

First Published: Mar 04, 2018 20:27 IST