Around 3,000 pirated books seized in Delhi
Acting on information that one Amit Kumar was selling pirated books at a petrol pump in Dhaula Kuan in Delhi.india Updated: Jun 18, 2006 23:33 IST
Unearthing a racket of sale of pirated books, Delhi Police have seized around 3000 copies of bestsellers, including Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code and You Can Win by Shiv Khera, and arrested one person in this connection.
Acting on the information that one Amit Kumar (19) was selling pirated books at a petrol pump in Dhaula Kuan in South Delhi, a trap was laid to nab him and a decoy customer was sent to buy a copy of You Can Win from him, police said on Sunday.
Amit was then nabbed and 60 books were allegedly recovered from his possession.
The interrogation of the accused led the police to his house in Shakarpur in East Delhi, where around 3000 copies of bestsellers were recovered.
Police said efforts were being made to nab Amit's associates.