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Dreaded gangster held in Delhi

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The Police has arrested a dreaded involved in over 25 criminal cases in and adjoining states, an said on Wednesday.

The police said the accused, identified as Jitender, was arrested on Tuesday night when he was waiting for some one near in south

"A resident of Najafgarh in Delhi, is a member of slain Rajesh Bharti's gang. was previously involved in more than 25 heinous criminal cases which included murder, attempt to murder, extortion, carjacking, robbery and kidnapping in Delhi and Haryana," of said, adding that the accused was carrying a reward of Rs 25,000 on his head.

"The special Cell team got a tip-off that Jitender, along with his accomplice, would come to meet his contact near Daula So, a trap was laid. Police teams intercepted Jitender's SUV when it was spotted near the at 9 p.m," Kushwah said.

"Sensing danger, whipped out his country-made pistol in a bid to flee but police personnel overpowered him. However, his two accomplices managed to escape in the SUV," the DCP added.

The abandoned SUV was later found in a desolated spot in Mahipalpur, he said, adding that a hunt is on to nab his accomplices.



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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 21:58 IST