Mumbai: Officials said that the Special Cell of Delhi Police on Thursday arrested four wanted criminals in Rohini, North West Delhi, in exchange of fire.
The accused – Sonu Mitran (23), Amit (26), Rohit (23), and Ravinder Yadav (31) – were injured during the exchange of fire. He said Kaal Jhatri belonged to the Lawrence Bishnoi gang and was wanted in several cases of murder, attempt to murder, and extortion.
“Our team received a notification that criminals of a gang wanted in many cases of murder, attempt to murder, firing, extortion, and robbery in Delhi and NCR area are coming from Haryana to Rohini to eliminate their rivals. A trap was laid on Khera Gaon to Sector 26 Rohini,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Sanjeev Kumar Yadav said.
Around 3:30 in the afternoon, gang members were seen coming in a car from Kera village. They were asked to stop, but they tried to escape. The police team, however, managed to block their path, he said.
Later, he killed firearms and started firing at the police party. He fired three shots. However, no policemen were injured, the officer said.
A police officer said, “A total of 22 rounds of bullets were fired by the criminals, while the police party fired 28 rounds with their weapons.”
The four accused were injured by the bullet. The DCP said that they were controlled by the police and taken to BSA Hospital, Rohini.
Police said four automatic pistols with 50 live cartridges, two countries made pistols with 10 live cartridges, three high-quality bulletproof jackets and three high-quality head bulletproofs were seized.
He said that his vehicle has also been confiscated and legal proceedings have been initiated in the case.
(With PTI Inputs)