Two con­tract killers held af­ter shootout in E Delhi

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New Delhi: The Spe­cial Cell on Tues­day ar­rested two men for al­legedly try­ing to kill two women on the di­rec­tions of a Mum­bai-based gang­ster. One of the ac­cused was shot at by po­lice dur­ing an ex­change of fire. The men were ly­ing in wait for the women near a col­lege in east Delhi when they were in­ter­cepted by the cops.

DCP (Spe­cial Cell) San­jeev Ya­dav said that the team re­ceived in­for­ma­tion that the two men, Taj Mo­ham­mad and Liyakat Ali, were wait­ing near Jhilmil for the women to step out of their house. A trap was laid near Shah­dara on Tues­day morn­ing.

The ac­cused had al­legedly ac­quired coun­try-made weapons and stole a bike for a get­away. When the po­lice team ap­proached them, they tried to on the mo­tor­cy­cle.

The cops chased af­ter the men and cor­nered them. Re­al­is­ing that they were trapped, both Mo­ham­mad and Ali opened fire at the po­lice team. One round hit a cop on his bul­let­proof jacket. In the re­tal­ia­tory fire, a bul­let hit Mo­ham­mad’s left leg.

“We caught both the men from the spot and seized two pis­tols and some rounds from them. The mo­tor­cy­cle was found to be stolen from Ut­tar Pradesh,” said DCP Ya­dav.

Mo­ham­mad told the cops that he is a res­i­dent of Kalyan­pur in UP and has been jailed twice un­der the Gang­ster Act in UP. He had roped in Li­aqat to help him ex­e­cute the mur­der. The cops are try­ing to iden­tify the gang­ster who had of­fered the con­tract to kill the women.


Man shot over il­le­gal liquor busi­ness:

an­other in­ci­dent, a man was shot dead by sus­pected mem­bers of a liquor syn­di­cate in Ro­hini’s Prem Na­gar af­ter he al­legedly tried to start his own il­le­gal liquor busi­ness. The in­ci­dent oc­curred on Mon­day night. Po­lice sus­pect the ac­cused and the de­ceased also had a mone­tary dis­pute. The vic­tim Ashish (22) was liv­ing sep­a­rately from fam­ily.

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