Restaurant delivery boy arrested for supplying arms
Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday said that they have arrested a restaurant delivery boy who turned out to be arms supplier from South West Delhi. The investigating agency arrested two more persons involved in the gun-running racket.
Police identified the accused as Pardeep, he is the kingpin and was working as a delivery boy at a restaurant, R.K. Puram. Since he did not get enough money for a lavished life, he started supplying illegal arms from Uttar Pradesh. The other accused were Kishan and Ranjan. "They assembled for committing robbery in the area of Vasant Kunj when the trio were caught. Apart from an armed robbery the accused had planned to eliminate their rivals," police said.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (South West) Devender Arya said that Pardeep came in contact with Kishan who lured him to get into the business of supplying firearms from Uttar Pradesh to Delhi.
"For this, he was introduced to one resident of Uttar Pradesh who would supply him weapons. He was caught by police with two illegal pistols that he brought from Aligarh (UP) for supplying to associates of Kishan," said DCP Arya. The accused disclosed that about 20-25 days back, he supplied three weapons to other associates of Kishan near Rajokri Border after collecting the same from Uttar Pradesh. A team of AATS (South West)led by Inspector(AATS) Rajesh Malik comprising of SI Mahesh made the arrest.