COVID-19 violation prosecution drive led to apprehension of a local criminal Govinda with illicit arms and ammunitions.

The beat staff of police station Patel Nagar, Central District, Delhi had apprehended a local criminal, namely Govinda also named as Prince or Kartik (aged 30 yrs) in the evening of 09.07.2020 in West Patel Nagar and recovered one Country Made Pistol (8 mm bore) with four live cartridges.


The drive for prosecution of lockdown violation by the beat staff of PS Patel Nagar succeeded in apprehension of abovesaid notorious criminal Govinda from West Patel Nagar on 09.07.2020 evening. The beat staff of West Patel Nagar was checking suspected vehicles and issuing COVID-19 violation Challans. When Ct. Mahender, Ct Rahul informed saying suspect person is coming on a Royal Enfield Motar Cycle without helmet and mask from Faridpuri, Anand Parbat side, near Police Booth, Kalinga Chowk, West Patel Nagar.

The duo constables signaled him to stop on which the said suspected immediately took ā€œUā€ Turn in order to flee back toward Faridpuri. But in this attempt the suspect fell down with his motarcycle. Thereafter he attempted to run away leaving his bike at the spot but the vigilant constable overpowered him and interrogated him. During his interrogation his name was revealed as Govinda/ Prince/ Kartik. The beat constables took cursory search of alleged Govinda in which one country made pistol 8 mm bore loaded with four live cartridges of 8 mm bore was recovered. During his interrogation, it was revealed that he was a notorious local criminal of Pandav Nagar who had fled from Pandav Nagar to Dwarka and then to Tilak Vihar.
The accused was arrested on 09.07.2020 under section 25/54/59 Arms Act, PS Patel Nagar.
The accused has previous criminal records.

Previous Involvements –

Sections of law Police Station.

1. 308/34 IPC Patel Nagar
2. 323/451/506/34 IPC Ranjit Nagar
3. 279/337 IPC Mourice Nagar
4. 323/341/34 IPC Kirti Nagar
5. 307/120B/147/149/34 IPC Rajouri Garden
6. 25/54/59 Arms Act Patel Nagar
7. 354 IPC Ranjit Nagar

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