New Delhi: A 19-year-old “fan” of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and a supplier of illegal weapons have been arrested from southwest Delhi, and three locally-made guns have been seized from them, police said today.
Jatin, who had created a Facebook profile in the name of ‘Bhai Jatin Baniya’ with personal descriptions reading ‘Dawood at Crime City’ and ‘Only Boss Secret’, was arrested from Kapashera area after a trap was laid to nab them, they said.
Jatin had uploaded photos of Dawood and pistols on his social media profile.
He had after an altercation with some boys about eight months ago, and had procured the ‘desi katta’ from 22-year-old Rahul, said DCP (Southwest) Surender Kumar.
Three ‘desi kattas’ and live rounds have been seized from them, he said.
To ensure his hegemony, Jatin used to flaunt the gun among his peers and his actions were reported to authorities by a ‘Police Mitra’, the officer added.
During interrogation, he confessed to procuring the weapon illegally with Rahul’s help.