Woman carrying 20 live bullets detained at Delhi Metro station with family, despite producing arms licence

New Delhi: A woman carrying 20 live bullets has been apprehended from a Delhi Metro station in New Delhi, officials said on Monday.

 Woman carrying 20 live bullets detained at Delhi Metro station with family, despite producing arms licence

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They said the woman hailing from Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh, was found carrying the rounds on Sunday evening by CISF personnel at the Adarsh Nagar station when her bag was being scanned.

The lady was travelling with her father and other family members, they said adding her father produced a copy of his arms license and said the 20 rounds of ammunition (.32 calibre) belongs to him.

The woman and others have been handed over to the Delhi Police by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) team for further investigation, they said.

Security in the Delhi Metro and other public transport facilities is stepped up in view of the Republic day celebrations on 26 January.

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Updated Date: Jan 22, 2018 13:30:37 IST