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Police seizes over 240 kg of illegal firecrackers from Dwarka

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Three people were arrested for storing firecrackers without licence and over 240 kg of illegal crackers was seized on from different parts of Dwarka, police said.

Three cases have been registered on the basis of a order on sale of old firecrackers, they said.

In the early hours of Wednesday, a raid was conducted in an area in Ramphal Chowk by the south police and 164.6 kg of unauthorised firecrackers was seized, of Police (Dwarka), Anto Alphonse, said.

He said (35) was arrested in connection with the seizure.

In Uttam Nagar, during patrolling, police arrested (21) for possessing illegal crackers.

The said 53 kg of crackers was seized and a case registered at the station.

The arrested (30) and 25 kg of crackers was seized from his car, the DCP said.

Since, the order on October 23, over 3,847 kg of illegal firecrackers have been seized from various parts of the city, according to police.

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First Published: Wed, November 07 2018. 20:25 IST