Reporter held for carrying live cartridges to Ramdev interview

Dehradun, Apr 29: A reporter of a private TV news channel was arrested on the charge of carrying live cartridges to an interview with yoga guru Ramdev, police said today. 

Reporter held with live cartridges

Ashu Sharma had last night gone to Ramdev's Patanjali residence in Bahadarabad area of Haridwar to interview the yoga guru who has recently returned from quake-ravaged Nepal, SHO of Bahadarabad police station Pradip Bisht said. During frisking by CISF jawans, Sharma was found carrying live cartridges of 0.315 bore, he said.

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Ramdev has Z category security cover. Sharma has been arrested and a case under section 3(25) of Arms Act registered against him, the SHO said. During interrogation, Sharma said that he had found those cartridges on the road, he added.


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