Five member robber gang arrested from Vasant Kunj, Delhi
The members of the gang were also involved in an attempt to kill one Shiva Suri last month and were planning another attack on him, the DCP said.
Five members of a gang, wanted in connection with several cases of robbery and car-jacking, were arrested from south-west Delhi, police said today.
The arrested accused -- Yogesh Sharma, Devender, Amit Sehrawat, Giriraj Singh and Praveen -- were members of the Nandu gang, headed by Kapil Sherawat, Devender Arya, DCP (southwest), said.
The accused, who were travelling in a stolen car, were stopped by the police at Kishangarh village near Vasant Kunj around 8.30 pm yesterday. They tried to escape by hitting a barricade and pointing weapons at the police personnel, the officer said.
However, the police personnel managed to overpower them, he said, adding that a semi-automatic pistol, two country-made pistols, 10 live cartridges and the stolen car were seized from them.
The keys of another car stolen from Vasant Kunj on July 19 and a couple of two-wheelers were also recovered from them, the officer said, adding that the accused had abandoned the car in Trilokpuri.
The gang was involved in several cases of robbery and car-jacking. The members of the gang were also involved in an attempt to kill one Shiva Suri last month and were planning another attack on him, the DCP said.
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