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3 members of Kranti gang arrested in Delhi

PTI New Delhi
Updated: 07-12-2018 22:12 IST

Three members of a gang, allegedly involved in murder, extortion and carjacking, have been arrested from Dwarka, police said Friday.

The accused have been identified as Devender Kumar, a resident of Najafgarh, Shekhar of Sultanpur Dabas village, and Ravinder Kumar of Gurgaon, they said, adding Devender and Sekhar carried rewards of Rs 1 lakh and Rs 50,000 respectively for their arrest.

One member of the Kranti gang, Jitender, was arrested on Tuesday following a shootout in Dhaula Kuan while his accomplices had managed to escape, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Sanjeev Kumar Yadav said.

Later, the police were informed that two members of the gang, Devender and Ranveer Saini, were injured in the shootout. They took medical aid and were advised further treatment by specialists, he said.

They were also informed that in order to arrange funds for their treatment, Devender, Shekhar and Ravinder would visit Dwarka in the intervening night of Thursday and Friday, the DCP said.

Thereafter, a trap was laid at Golf Course Road, Dwarka, and the accused were apprehended. They were involved in several cases of murder, attempt to murder, robbery and carjacking, Yadav said.

Devender has been hospitalised because of the injury he received during the Tuesday shootout, the police officer said, adding two country-made pistols, four cartridges and two cars were seized from the accused.

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