5 criminals arrested after brief encounter in Delhi

Ebony Scott
November 22, 2017

A major encounter broke out between dreaded criminals and police forces in New Delhi's Dwarka locality on Tuesday.

A Delhi Police team joined the Punjab Police personnel in the operation but DCP (south-west) Shibesh Singh said their role was only peripheral.

Five people were arrested on Tuesday after a shootout ended here between some miscreants and police teams of Delhi and Punjab.

Five suspected criminals were arrested following a brief shoot-out with police in a residential complex near Dwarka Mor Metro station in southwest Delhi today, a spokesperson said.

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The carjackers holed up in a building next to Dwarka Mor Metro Pillar number 768 as soon as the police team intercepted them.

"Several rounds were fired, but no one was injured".

13 firearms and around 100 cartridges have been recovered from the suspects, who the Punjab Police were already trailing for charges of attempt to murder, murder and carjacking. "The man then began firing towards a building". The local district police assisted them in the operation. The officer said the suspects were hiding on the second floor of a building, which has offices on the ground floor and flats on the upper floors. Further investigation is under process.

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