A Man (Munna Pandey) held with pistol in Delhi Metro

Delhi(PTI): A 25-year-old man was arrested for allegedly carrying a country-made pistol in the Delhi Metro in New Delhi, an official said on Sunday.

According to officials, the incident occurred on Saturday around 9:15 pm at the Peeragarhi Metro station when security officials of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) detected a pistol in the baggage of a passenger. “The 25-year-old passenger, identified as Delhi resident Munna Pandey, was handed over to Delhi police. Pandey could not give a satisfactory reply as to why was the fire arm present in his baggage. Carrying of arms and ammunition in the Delhi Metro is prohibited and prosecutable under law,” a senior officer said.

The Delhi Police later arrested Pandey and seized the weapon, the officer said.

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