ARMS DEALER

  • Serial killer Charles Sobhraj worked as arms dealer for Taliban March 23, 2014

    Serial killer Charles Sobhraj, a Frenchman of Indian and Vietnamese parentage, who has served long jail terms in India and other countries, claimed that he worked as an arms dealer for Taliban after befriending JeM chief Masood Azhar in Tihar prison and was even associated with American spy agency CIA. 70-year-old...
  • Two arms dealers arrested by Indore Crime Branch, weapons seized February 15, 2014

    The Indore Crime Branch on Friday arrested two persons allegedly involved in selling of illegal firearms. Asif Khan (35) and Yusuf Khan (30) were arrested from Azad Nagar and some illegal weapons were seized from them, Additional Superintendent of Police Devendra Patidar said. Police recovered five countrymade pistols and two live cartridges...
  • Jagdish Tytler, arms dealer Abhishek Verma chargesheeted in forgery case August 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress leader Jagdish Tytler and jailed arms dealer Abhishek Verma were on Saturday chargesheeted by CBI for allegedly forging letterhead of then Minister of State for Home Ajay Maken in 2009. Although the agency had not named Tytler as accused in its FIR, it included his name in the...
  • Police bust interstate arms dealers' gang, arrest two August 8, 2013

    Uttarakhand STF and Udhamsingh Nagar police have busted an interstate gang of illegal arms dealers with the arrest of two persons. Mohd Shamim from Ferozabad in Uttar Pradesh and Lakhwinder Singh were arrested on Wednesday from Sitarganj area of Udhamsingh Nagar district, police sources said. One .32 bore pistol and cartridges...
  • Delhi Police chief tried to protect Abhishek Verma: AAP April 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwalled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday released documents against Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar that try to establish connection between arms dealer Abhishek Verma and the DCP, who is already facing flak over rape of a 5yearold in Delhi. As a joint director of the Central Bureau...
  • Abhishek Verma charged under Official Secrets Act August 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Arms dealer Abhishek Verma faced fresh trouble on Wednesday with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) slapping a case against him under the Official Secrets Act after Defence Ministry certified that the documents allegedly handed over by his USbased estranged business associate were classified. The CBI registered a case...
  • Diana 'killed for trying to expose UK arms dealers' June 1, 2010

    London: More than 12 years after she died in a car crash in Paris, a leading defence lawyer has alleged that Princess Diana was murdered over her plan to expose UK's arms dealers. Queen's Counsel Michael Mansfield has claimed that the late Princess of Wales even intended publishing an "explosive" diary...
  • CBI closing in on arms dealer Suresh Nanda February 1, 2008

    New Delhi: Arms dealer Suresh Nanda's passport has been suspended for four weeks following a request by the Central Bureau of investigation (CBI). His father and former Indian Navy chief Admiral SM Nanda is also under the scanner. Suresh is arguably India's biggest arms dealer and finally, after being accused of...
  • Rs 55K for license to kill in Delhi June 7, 2007

    New Delhi: How easy is it to procure an illegal weapon in the Capital? CNNIBN Special Investigation Team found a few people ready to sell them a 9mm pistol, a lethal weapon that only the police is licensed to use. The team met Raman, from Maujpur Gonda village, who says...