A contract killer and two of his aides, who planned to kill a businessman here, have been arrested, a police officer said on Friday.
Police said, Lokesh Chauhan, 21, a contract killer and his associates Jai Singh, 25, and Dharampal, 27, wanted to kill a businessman in Dwarka.
They were arrested on Thursday following a tip off, when Chauhan and Singh came to meet Dharampal at Vardhaman Plaza in Matiala.
Police said Dharampal is the son of a retired defence officer.
"Chauhan drew inspiration from Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan's role as Vijay Deenanath Chauhan in 'Agneepath' and was given a contract of Rs 5 lakh to eliminate a businessman of Dwarka in west Delhi," Deputy Commissioner of Police Sibesh Singh said.
"Chauhan told police he is a Class 9 dropout and was arrested for the first time in a motor vehicle theft case in Gurugram.
After coming out of jail, he again committed a robbery of Rs 6,20,000 from a money transfer kiosk at Kherki Daula in Gurugram," Singh said.
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