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3 criminals of Kapil Sangwan's gang held

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Police said on Friday that they had arrested three criminals from the gang when they were planning to eliminate members of a rival gang led by

Tarun Kumar, and were arrested on a tip from the residence of in Najafgarh on Friday, of Alphonse said.

"Sensing police presence outside the residence, the three panicked and opened fire on the police party in a bid to escape. But none of the police personnel were hurt as they had bullet proof jackets," Alphonse said.

The three, from Haryana, were later overpowered.

Nakul Sangwan, a cousin of Kapil Sangwan, disclosed that he and the others were planning to provide security to his brother (Kapil) in a as they feared that the rival gang would carry out an ambush in the court, the said.

So they decided to carry out an attack in advance to create terror.

is lodged in in Gurugram.

A pistol made in and two pistols with 40 live cartridges were recovered from the three arrested men.

--IANS

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First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 19:34 IST
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