Delhi: Two arrested after shootout in Shahdara

DN Bureau

Two men were arrested following a shootout in Shahdara area on Tuesday morning, police said.

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New Delhi: Two men were arrested following a shootout in Shahdara area on Tuesday morning, police said.

Taj Mohammad, 21, a resident of Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh and Liyakat Ali, 48, from Panipat in Haryana, were given a contract to kill two people, they said.

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However, one of the accused sustained a leg injury during an exchange of fire, police said.

Two firearms, ammunition and a motorcycle stolen from Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh has been recovered, a police official said.

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Ali is also involved in an attempt to murder case of Meerut, where a policeman was targeted. While Mohammad is found to be involved in various criminal cases and had been booked twice under Uttar Pradesh Gangster Act, police said. (PTI)

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