A truck stacked with in excess of 500 kilograms of firecrackers filled in plastic sacks was blocked by a Gurugram police group on Wednesday before it could arrive at Delhi, where the transfer was to be offloaded at various focuses. The driver and his right hand, who were supposedly moving the saltines from Rajasthan, have been captured, police said.
The deal and consuming of firecrackers have been restricted both in the capital and in NCR urban areas in light of high contamination levels at the same time, as revealed by TOI on Wednesday, its deals proceeded in the bootleg market with orders being taken on the web and being conveyed to nearby sellers and even to homes of people.
As per police, the Sector 10 wrongdoing unit had gotten a hint that a truck stacked with firecrackers was left in the Shivaji Nagar region. On arriving at the spot, be that as it may, the cops found the truck was conveying staple things.
“We had trustworthy data yet didn’t have subtleties like the vehicle’s enlistment number and its make. Thus, we looked through the space and really look at every one of the stacked trucks nearby lastly spotted one left close to a godown. On checking, we found the vehicle was stacked with more than 500 kg firecrackers gathered in plastic sacks. The whole truck was covered with a plastic sheet,” a cop said.
Partner magistrate of police (wrongdoing) Preet Pal Sagwan let TOI know that the transfer was to be conveyed at five unique areas in Delhi. “The blamed had wanted to cross into the capital after 12 PM. As the offer of saltines is restricted in Delhi-NCR, individuals have depended on sneaking them from adjacent regions and states,” the ACP said, adding that the police were attempting to see whether the provider had a substantial permit to sell and supply firecrackers.
A case has been additionally enrolled under IPC Section 188 (rebellion to a request legitimately proclaimed by a local official) and The Explosives Act at Shivaji Nagar police headquarters.
After the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) forced a “complete boycott” on the deal, stockpiling and utilization of firecrackers till January 1, 2022, the Haryana government on October 31 forced comparable limitations in its 14 areas that go under the National Capital Region (NCR), including Gurugram, to battle rising air contamination. All police headquarters across Gurugram have been coordinated to get serious illicit deal and consuming of firecrackers on Diwali. Groups from separate police headquarters have likewise been coordinated to make adjusts in regions under their purview during the celebration.