Two held with revolvers at Delhi airport

April 4th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Two men, including the chief executive officer of a power firm, were arrested at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here for carrying revolvers and live cartridges in their luggage, police said Monday.

Vijay Singh Chauhan, who heads a Noida-based power company, was arrested April 2 at the airport when he was going through the security check.

“CISF (Central Industrial Security Force) personnel found a revolver and four live cartridges in Chauhan’s bag,” a senior police officer said.

Chauhan, who was to board a flight for Bhopal, did not have a valid licence for the revolver.

“We have registered a case under provisions of the Arms Act,” said Deputy Commissioner of Police R.A. Sanjeev.

In the second incident, Rajiv Kumar Srivastava was arrested, also on April 2, as a Mauser pistol and 10 live cartridges were found in his bag.

“A case has been registered against him under the Arms Act,” said the police officer.

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