Five Criminals Arrested in Encounter at Dwarka Mor Metro Pillar 768

Henrietta Brewer
November 21, 2017

A criminal wanted for murder in Punjab escaped while two others were arrested after a gunfight with the police here on Tuesday.

"Several rounds were fired, but no one was injured".

A Delhi Police team joined the Punjab Police personnel in the operation but DCP (south-west) Shibesh Singh said their role was only peripheral.

The raid was conducted at Gudia Properties, Shanti Park in Dwarka Mor to arrest the wanted criminal from Punjab, he said.

According to the Hindustan Times report, the suspects were involved in several crimes including carjacking.

A major encounter broke out between dreaded criminals and police forces in New Delhi's Dwarka locality on Tuesday.

"The weapons recovered from them are five.32 Bore with 100 cartridges, five.315 Bore with 12 cartridges, one.315 Bore Rifle, one 12 Bore Rifle and five.22 bore pistol", added the officer. Police personnel of Bindapur police station assisted them in the operation.

The witness realised later that the man in plainclothes was a policeman. Further investigation is under process.

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