Lajpat Nagar: 4 Criminals 2 automatic pistols, 2 bags, 9 cartridges, 16 mobiles, bike & Scooty recovered by police after an open firing in which a bullet hit policeman’s bulletproof jacket.
Four Criminals planning to rob one crore were arrested by the police after the encounter. All the crooks had gathered in the Lajpat Nagar area. Before being caught, the miscreants also fired on the police.
One bullet hit the bulletproof jacket of the local police station personnel. The police have seized two automatic pistols, two bags, nine cartridges, 16 mobiles, a bike, and Scooty from the miscreants. The police claimed to have solved seven incidents due to the arrest of this gang.
Additional Deputy Commissioner of South East Kumar Kumar Gyanesh said that the names of the accused arrested are Tipu, Ismail, Shakir, and Chhotu. All of them hail from Jamia Nagar and Srinivas Puri areas. On the night of 25 June, the armed miscreants were reported to have gathered at Vinobapuri Metro Station, Lajpat Nagar.
Police had received information that this gang near Seemapuri is planning to rob one crore. As soon as the information was received, a team along with SHO Dharmadev headed by Lajpat Nagar Sub Division ACP Atul Kumar Verma was sent there. The miscreants tried to abscond as soon as the police reached there.
The police warned them to surrender. During this, a miscreant fired two rounds at SHO Dharmadev. One bullet hit his bullet-proof jacket. In response, a sub-inspector fired a bullet into the air. Meanwhile, the police team captured the four miscreants.
Arrested all by registering a case under the Arms Act. The accused revealed in the interrogation two days ago that they had received information that a Thinner factory owner near the Seemapuri border had kept one crore cash. He had gathered here intending to loot his house.