NEW DELHI: A man carrying a country-made pistol was on Tuesday apprehended by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) at the Anand Vihar metro station in Delhi. The passenger has been identified as Rohit.
The 25-year-old man was carrying pistol in his bag. He is a resident of Mainpuri district in Uttar Pradesh.
He was held by the CISF men at the Anand Vihar metro station after the X-ray baggage scanner detected the weapon in his bag.
Rohit was handed over to the local police for further investigation. Carrying arms and ammunition in the Delhi Metro is banned by law.
Earlier last week, a 25-year-old man was apprehended at the Saket metro station after the X-ray baggage scanner detected a pistol-like object in his bag.
A live bullet was also recovered from the bag apart from the country-made pistol. The man was handed over to the local police by the CISF personnel for further investigation.