Delhi Police “Avert Gang Battle” With Arrest Of Man Tasked To Kill Rival


Delhi Police 'Avert Gang War' With Arrest Of Man Tasked To Kill Rival

A pistol and two cartridges have been seized from the accused. (Representational)

New Delhi:

The Delhi Police’s Crime Department on Tuesday claimed to have averted a doable gang conflict with the arrest of a person who was allegedly directed to eradicate gangster Neeraj Bawania and his gang members.

The 30-year-old accused, Rohit alias Lamba, is related to the Ashok Pradhan-Neetu Dabodiya gang. He’s concerned in 20 prison circumstances in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana, police officers mentioned.

They claimed that Lamba was additionally concerned within the 2017 killing of gangster Kala Aasodiya, the uncle of Bawania, whereas being produced in a Jhajjar courtroom.

Ashok Pradhan, who’s at present in jail, had bought the weapon delivered to Lamba by his associates. They’d plans to kill Bawania or any of his gang members whereas being produced in courtroom, a senior police officer mentioned.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime) Rohit Meena mentioned that primarily based on the key inputs acquired, Lamba, a resident of Najafgarh, was apprehended on July 7 from the Uttam Nagar space.

A pistol and two cartridges have been seized from the accused and an investigation is underway to search out the supply of the weapon, he mentioned, including Lamba was additionally allegedly concerned in an attempt-to-murder case within the Najafgarh space.

On January 12, Lamba alongside along with his associates had fired upon one Durga Singh, a resident of Najafgarh. The native police had arrested 4 accused, however Lamba and his affiliate have been on the run, the police officer mentioned.

“Lamba used to extort cash from satta (playing) operators in Najafgarh and Uttam Nagar areas. Since he modified location steadily, technical surveillance was mounted. Lamba was lastly traced close to Vipin Backyard in Uttam Nagar space,” the DCP mentioned.

The officer mentioned that a lot of the members of the gang, together with its chief Ashok Pradhan, have been arrested however Lamba was lacking till now.

“Our investigation revealed that Vikram, a member of Ashok Pradhan’s gang was killed in 2016 by the rivals. So, Pradhan and Lamba have been planning to kill rival gangster Neeraj Bawania and his associates throughout their manufacturing in courts,” DCP Meena added.

Neeraj Bawania is presently lodged in Tihar jail in a Maharashtra Management of Organised Crime Act or MCOCA case.

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