Delhi Police seizes 625 kg of old firecrackers from Sadar Bazar

Ahead of Diwali, the Delhi Police has seized 625 kilogram of firecrackers from a shop in Sadar Bazar, following the Supreme Court order on sale of old firecrackers, an official said on Sunday.

Besides this, 11.1 kg of firecrackers from Subzi Mandi area and 7.9 kg of firecrackers from Burari were seized by police.

A raid was conducted after head constable on Saturday received a specific information about the fire crackers/explosive items being stored at a shop opposite Qutub Road Parking, in Sadar Bazar, said Deputy Commissioner of Police (north).

Fire crackers/explosive items weighing 625 kilogram were found stocked in the shop during checking.

A case has been registered and further investigation is underway.