Cops ar­rest mem­bers of Kranti gang for mur­der and ex­tor­tion

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The Spe­cial Cell of Delhi po­lice on Fri­day ar­rested three ac­cused in var­i­ous cases of mur­der, ex­tor­tion and carjacking from Dwarka. The ac­cused per­sons had es­caped ar­rest about three days ago af­ter an en­counter in which one of their as­so­ciates was ap­pre­hended while two of them were left in­jured.

The ar­rested ac­cused iden­ti­fied as Deven­der alias Sonu Kharkhadi, Shekhar and Ravin­der alias Dholu are part of the Kranti gang which has been ac­cused of var­i­ous mur­der and carjacking cases. On Tues­day the gang was trapped by a po­lice team fol­low­ing a tipoff about their where­abouts.

Al­though three of them had man­aged to es­cape the en­counter, an­other gang mem­ber Ji­ten­der alias Jitu was ar­rested af­ter a brief gun­fire, while Deven­der and Ravin­der were badly in­jured.

The ac­cused Jitu had taken over the gang af­ter Spe­cial Cell had gunned down four mem­bers of the gang in an en­counter in South Delhi.

The po­lice had re­ceived in­for­ma­tion that Jitu would be coming in his car near Dhaula Kuan metro sta­tion to meet his as­so­ciate.

Shekhar and Deven­der were both pro­claimed of­fend­ers „ One of the ac­cused, Jitu, had taken over the gang af­ter four mem­bers of the gang were gunned down in an en­counter. and au­thor­i­ties had an­nounced cash prize of ru­pees fifty-thou­sand and one lakh re­spec­tively on their ar­rest.

“We had an in­put that the gang mem­bers will be vis­it­ing a doc­tor in Dwarka area, as they were badly in­jured „ Au­thor­i­ties had an­nounced a cash prize of Rs 50,000 and Rs 1 lakh on two other ac­cused who were ar­rested on Fri­day

We had an in­put that the gang mem­bers will be vis­it­ing a doc­tor in Dwarka, as they were badly in­jured and needed spe­cial­ist care. We had em­ployed a team at the spot

San­jeev Ku­mar Ya­dav, DCP, Spe­cial Cell

and needed spe­cial­ist care. We had em­ployed a team at the spot and the ac­cused were ar­rested from there af­ter they were iden­ti­fied by the po­lice team,” said San­jeev Ku­mar Ya­dav, Deputy Com­mis­sioner of Po­lice, Spe­cial Cell.

Three ‘wanted’ mem­bers of Kranti gang were ar­rested on Fri­day

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