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Three arrested for gangster's killing near Saket Court

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Three criminals, said to be from Rohit Chaudhary's gang, have been arrested for killing a gangster of a rival group near the Court here while he was going towards a shopping mall after a court hearing, police said on Monday.

Badal, 27, Satender, 26, and Asfak Ahmed, 24, were accused of gunning down near the Court on May 6 amid an ongoing gang war.

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Crime Branch headed by of and initially arrested from Khanpur village when he came to vote in the Lok Sabha elections on Sunday.

At his instance, his two accomplices were arrested from their hideouts in south Delhi, of said.

"Four and a bike used in the crime were recovered," Naik said.

During interrogation, disclosed that had abused and threatened So the latter wanted to eliminate him.

"The gang twice attempted to attack but he escaped, however this time the plan to eliminate him was made by along with his accomplices conducted a recce and was waiting for Prince outside the Court," the said.

"When Prince and his accomplices came out of the court after attending his hearing and was on the road just 50 metres away from the and Select City Mall, Badal and his accomplices chased him on the bike and started firing at him indiscriminately.

"Prince jumped into a drain to save himself but was finally gunned down," he added.

"The accused managed to escape by opening fire to create panic among passersby," he added.

A manhunt is on to nab five other criminals including Chaudhary.

--IANS

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 20:16 IST
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