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Delhi: 140 kg of illegal fire-crackers seized during raid; one arrested

Delhi: 140 kg of illegal fire-crackers seized during raid; one arrestedDelhi: 140 kg of illegal fire-crackers seized during raid; one arrested
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A 32-year-old man was arrested on Thursday and over 140 kg of illegal firecrackers were seized from his possession in Dwarka's Bindapur area, police said.

New Delhi : A 32-year-old man was arrested on Thursday and over 140 kg of illegal firecrackers were seized from his possession in Dwarka's Bindapur area, police said.

The accused was identified as Deepak, a resident of Mohan Garden, they added. "Acting on a tip-off, a raid was conducted at Milap Nagar and the accused was arrested. He was found in possession of eight bags of illegal firecrackers weighing around 146 kg," a senior police officer said.

A case was registered in this regard, the police said. During interrogation, the accused told the police that he worked as a driver and part-time hawker. He had kept the firecrackers hidden in Haryana and had brought those to the city in view of the forthcoming festival season, the police said.

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