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Former CRPF staffer, five others held for supplying weapons

A former central reserve police force (CRPF) personnel and five others have been arrested for allegedly supplying sophisticated weapons in Delhi and Haryana, police said on Thursday. HT reports.

delhi Updated: Feb 07, 2013 23:27 IST
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A former central reserve police force (CRPF) personnel and five others have been arrested for allegedly supplying sophisticated weapons in Delhi and Haryana, police said on Thursday.

The 28-year-old former CRPF personnel, Ravinder Kumar, was arrested near south Delhi’s Issapur village after a tip-off while travelling in a car with associates Satish Kumar, Jitender, and Anil, all in their 20s.

“Six highly sophisticated weapons have been recovered from their possession,” said Anil Kumar Ojha, additional CP (southwest). On the instance of those arrested, Vinod Kumar and Raju were also held from Issapur village.

“The accused would procure weapons from Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut,” said Ojha.