100 blank-firing pistols found in Delhi car
Around 100 blank-firing pistols meant to be delivered in areas of the national capital region (NCR) were Tuesday recovered from a car here, police said.
The two occupants of the car were also detained.
"The car was coming towards Bagdola village when a police team spotted it in Dwarka area of south Delhi. On seeing the police team, the occupants tried to flee but were caught," said a police officer.
The pistols were being transported in two jute bags.
Such pistols are often used in races. The firing causes a loud noise, accompanied by smoke, but no cartridge is involved. A license is required for such pistols.
Police said they were questioning the men and trying to ascertain the places and the people for whom the pistols were to be delivered.
(Posted on 13-08-2014)
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