Gangster on the run for 12 years held in Najafgarh
A gangster on the run for the past 12 years was arrested by Delhi Police on Friday night. Sanjay Lakra alias Sanjay Mundka was arrested with his aide Vijay Sehrawat. A cache of weapons, including a Webley revolver made in England, was seized. DCP (Special Cell) Pramod Khushwah said that they were arrested near the Najafgarh drain near Chhawla village. They were found travelling in a stolen i10 car.
Cops said that Lakra, a resident of Mundka village in outer Delhi, was last arrested in 2005 in a case of Arms Act. Since then, he was untraceable and has more than 20 cases of murder, attempt to murder, kidnapping and MCOCA Act against him. Lakra is said to be running the gang of gangster Sonu
Dariyapur after he was arrested on September 14 last year.
Born in 1971 to a government servant, Lakra had been married twice and has sons from both the marriages. Apart from being booked for murder and attempt to murder cases, he had also been found involved in cases of land grabbing in outer Delhi and neighbouring Haryana.
His aide, Vijay Sehrawat, is the son of a retired police officer and is a BA graduate from Delhi University. He was earlier into wrestling and came in contact with Sonu Dariyapur, who roped him in his gang. Cops said that Sehrawat had more than six cases of MCOCA Act, murder and attempt to murder against him. Apart from the .38 bore Webley revolver, the cops also seized two .32 bore pistols, 10 cartridges of .38 bore and 125 cartridges of .32 bore from the gangsters. The i10 car was found to be stolen from southeast Delhi’s Badarpur.