The shooting occurred at 5 a.m. after a Special Cell team was tipped off that the criminals would be headed towards Rohini's Sector 10.
Three of the accused were injured in the "encounter", Yadav added. Five weapons were seized from them.
According to Yadav, the five criminals are affiliated to the gangster Neeraj Bawana.
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