Delhi: Police apprehends close associate of gangster Kapil Sangwan
The Delhi Police on Monday apprehended a close associate of gangster Kapil Sangwan, following a shoot out in south-west Delhi's Dwarka area early morning today.
New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Monday apprehended a close associate of gangster Kapil Sangwan, following a shoot out in south-west Delhi's Dwarka area early morning today.
The accused has been identified as Kuldeep Rathi, a resident of Najafgarh.
Kuldeep Rathi @ Raja, 33 yrs, r/o Najafgarh, the erstwhile right hand man of Vikas Lagarpur, Anil @ Ganja, Chetan @ Boxer and others and presently a close associate of most wanted Vikas @ P.K. and Kapil Sangwan @ Nandu, arrested..— Special Cell, Delhi Police (@CellDelhi) September 30, 2019
He was wanted in several cases of murder, attempt to murder, extortion and kidnapping in Delhi-NCR region, police said.
Delhi Police Special Cell apprehended a criminal Kuldeep Rathi, a close associate of gangster Kapil Sangwan, after a shoot out early morning today in Dwarka. He was wanted in several cases of of murder, attempt to murder, extortion & kidnapping in Delhi & NCR. pic.twitter.com/poMCoFEjvj— ANI (@ANI) September 30, 2019
Acting on a tip-off, the police had laid a trap for Rathi, who was to commit a crime in Dwarka Sector-23. As the suspect approached the area on a motorcycle, police attempted to stop him, but he sped past them.
After repeated warnings, a shootout occurred between Rathi and the special cell of Delhi Police, during which the accused sustained a bullet injury on his leg and was taken to a hospital, police said.
A pistol and three cartridges were seized from the suspect and no police officer was injured during the encounter. (ANI)