21 Nov

NEW DELHI: A shootout between police and a gang of men near a metro station is underway in south west Delhi’s Dwarka. Five gangsters have been arrested. Police said no one has been injured.

Nearly 30 rounds of shots were fired.

Police has recovered a huge cache of arms including 11 country-made weapons, 100 carriages and a pistol from arrested people.

The shootout took place during a joint operation between Delhi and Punjab police. A Punjab police team from Mohali and Delhi police conducted a joint raid at a property near a metro station in Dwarka Mor area to nab a criminal.

One of the men fled from the location and is said to be hiding in a nearby building.

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Nearly 30 rounds of shots were fired
  2. Police recovered a huge cache of arms including 11 country-made weapons
  3. One of the men fled from the location

Earlier this month, a 38-year-old gangster who was wanted by police in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan was arrested after a brief shootout in Delhi.

A senior police officer had noted then that criminal gangs from Mewat and its adjoining areas have always been active in Delhi, particularly in the southern and outer parts of the city.

They have frequented Delhi and committed some of the most gruesome crimes against the police and public causing a huge loss of life and property, PS Kushwah, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell), said earlier this month.