Youth detained for carrying live bullets at Delhi metro station

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 30 July 2017, 07:28 PM
Youth detained for carrying live bullets at Delhi metro station (File Photo)
Youth detained for carrying live bullets at Delhi metro station (File Photo)

A man carrying three live bullets in his bag while entering a Delhi metro station was detained on Sunday, a senior official said.

The incident occurred in the noon at the Kailash colony metro station. A CISF personnel detected bullet-like objects in a bag being screened at the X-ray machine, the officer involved in the metro security said.

The man was identified as Jitendra Kumar, 18, who is a resident of Uttar Pradesh’s Bareilly. Three live bullets of 7.62 calibre were recovered from his bag.

Kumar was handed over to police after he failed to furnish any government issued document for possessing arms and ammunition, he said, adding that carrying arms and ammunition in the Delhi metro is banned under the law.

With PTI inputs.

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First Published: Sunday, July 30, 2017 07:22 PM

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