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Police Crackdown on Sale of Crackers in Delhi-NCR, Three Arrested

Two cops were suspended for negligence after a Vigilance Unit found a shopkeeper in Mangolpuri selling crackers.

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Two Delhi police personnel have been suspended for negligence after a Vigilance Unit found a shopkeeper in Mangolpuri selling crackers, ANI reported on Tuesday, 17 October.

The 40-year-old shopkeeper, who was found selling crackers and running a mobile recharge shop, has been arrested. A departmental inquiry has been ordered in the case.

The crackdown on crackers was also witnessed in Gurugram. Two people were arrested for selling firecrackers in Gurugram’s Sector 9A, while a firecrackers shop was sealed in the Sector10. Police recovered 39 cartons that were stacked with crackers for the purpose of selling, ANI reported.

Two cops were suspended for negligence after a Vigilance Unit found a shopkeeper in Mangolpuri selling crackers.
A firecrackers shop being sealed in Gurugram’s Sector-10.
(Photo: ANI)
Two cops were suspended for negligence after a Vigilance Unit found a shopkeeper in Mangolpuri selling crackers.
A firecrackers shop being sealed in Gurugram’s Sector-10.
(Photo: ANI)

This comes after the Supreme Court passed an order banning the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR till 1 November. The Delhi police had also reiterated that it will take action against online firecracker sellers.

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Action will be taken against those who try to sell or purchase firecrackers online.
Public Relations Officer, Delhi Police

Also Read: Ban on Cracker Sales in NCR, But Home Delivery Just a Click Away?

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