This Article is From Sep 05, 2013

Five arrested for carrying arms ahead of Delhi University students elections

Five arrested for carrying arms ahead of Delhi University students elections
New Delhi: Ahead of Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) polls, the police arrested five youths on Wednesday, including a law faculty student, with two pistols and 16 cartridges.

According to the police, the five arrested men - Prashant, Anuj, Neeraj Pal, Subodh and Pankaj - were canvassing for the student union polls.

Subodh is a student of Law faculty in the university.

"Today (on Wednesday) at around 4:30 pm a SUV was stopped. During the vehicle's checking, one pistol, one country-made pistol and 16 live cartridges were recovered from it following which all the five occupants of the vehicle were arrested and the SUV was seized," said a senior police official.

A case has been registered and further investigations are on, police said.

The students' union elections will be held on September 13.

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