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Sharpshooter arrested in Delhi after exchange of fire

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 26-year-old criminal, who carried a of Rs 50,000 on his head, was arrested on Wednesday after a brief exchange of fire in south Delhi's Lado area, police said.

The encounter took place near Lado Sarai's Children's Park at 6 pm, they said.

The accused, identified as Manjeet Dalal, is a sharp and gang, they added.

Dalal was wanted in a case of firing at a popular Pishori restaurant in Lajpat Nagar. Two persons were seriously injured in the firing which took place on March 3, of said.

Previously, Dalal was involved in nine criminal cases, including those of extortion and attempt to murder, in and UP, he said.

In 2017, Dalal, along with his associates had demanded Rs 1 crore from a doctor based in Uttar Pradesh's Deoband at the behest of When the doctor refused to pay, they opened fire at him, the police said.

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First Published: Thu, October 11 2018. 00:30 IST