Three arrested for running arms racket
NEW DELHI: The AATS of Dwarka district has busted a cartel of illegal arms supplies with the arrest of the accused who have been identified as Aman Bhardwaj alias Moni (25), a resident of Najafgarh, Vishal Gahlot (28), a resident of Uttam Nagar, and Ankur Chaudhary (22), a resident of Aligarh. Ankur was enrolled in an academy in Ghaziabad to prepare for competitive exams.
Three pistols, several live cartridges of 7.65" and one Hyundai Verna Car have been recovered from the accused. Ankur Chaudhary procured arms and ammunitions from Aligarh and supplied them to Aman and Vishal Gahlot, residents of Najafgarh and Uttam Nagar. These arms were sold to criminals of Najafgarh and Uttam Nagar by Aman and Vishal Gahlot with good profit.
A secret information was received on November 29 that two arms suppliers Aman and Vishal will be coming in a white colour Verna car near DDA Park, Sector-11, Dwarka for meeting somebody. A trap was laid and the police team immediately surrounded the car. The accused Aman whipped out a pistol but was soon overpowered by the policemen. Meanwhile, other staff swooped upon Vishal, who was in the driver's seat. Both were overpowered.
"Both accused were arrested and produced in the court. During three days PC remand, they led police to the whereabouts of arms supplier Ankur Chaudhary in Ghazibad. One more loaded Pistol was recovered from Ankur Chaudhary," said DCP Dwarka, Anto Alphonse.