Woman gunrunner held in Delhi

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New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) A woman member of an inter-state gang of gunrunners has been arrested and 14 semi-automatic pistols seized from her in east Delhi, police said on Sunday.

Mobai was arrested on a tip-off on Wednesday evening when she went to the Shastri Park area to deliver the consignment to one of her contacts, the police said.

Hailing from Umarti district in Madhya Pradesh, Mobai had entered the world of crime 15 years ago, according to the police.

“The sophisticated pistols of 7.65 mm calibre had ‘Made in England’ and ‘Made in USA’ markings,” Deputy Commissioner of Police P.S. Kushwah said. Fourteen magazines were also seized.

Mobai told the police she collected these pistols from a manufacturer in Gandhwani district of Madhya Pradesh and supplied them to various contacts and criminals in Delhi, the National Capital Region (NCR) area and Uttar Pradesh.

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