New Delhi , 08 April (H.S.). The Special Cell of Delhi Police has arrested Babu Wasim, who supplied arms to Shahrukh, who opened fire in the North-East Delhi riots. Accused Babu Wasim has supplied more than 250 pistols to the miscreants of Delhi-NCR in the last two years. He himself has also been involved in murder, attempt to murder, contract killing etc.
DCP Jasmeet Singh told that the Special Cell team had come to know that the pistol with which Shahrukh fired during the riots in North East Delhi was given to him by Babu Wasim. He supplies arms to the Delhi NCR area. On this information, the police team under the supervision of Inspector Shiv Kumar was looking for him for several months.
The police came to know that he is present in Tahirpur area. On this information, the police team raided last evening and arrested him near Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital. He had come from Gagan Cinema towards the hospital. A semi-automatic pistol and five live cartridges were recovered from his possession.
Police have registered a case against the accused under the new section of Arms Act. He has confessed to giving arms to Shahrukh Khan, who opened fire during the North East Delhi riots during police interrogation.
He has told that he has also supplied arms to Irfan alias Chenu Pehalwan gang many times. This gang is having a dispute with the Nasir gang. Wasim has told the police that he has given more than 250 pistols to criminals in the last two years.
There are already seven criminal cases registered against the arrested Babu Wasim. These include contract killing, attempt to murder, murder, assault on police, smuggling of arms, etc.
In Geeta Colony area, he had done contract killing of a person named Binu Pandit. The murder was carried out in 2016 for Rs 17 lakh. The police is interrogating him about these weapons so that information about other people associated with him can be found. Investigation is being done for his role in the riots in North East Delhi.