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Posted at: Nov 9, 2018, 12:37 AM; last updated: Nov 9, 2018, 12:37 AM (IST)

11 gangsters wanted in 35 cases arrested

11 gangsters wanted in 35 cases arrested
Superintendent of Police Pratiksha Godara addresses the media in Sonepat on Thursday. TRIBUNE PHOTO

Our Correspondent

Sonepat, November 8

The CIA-2 unit of the police has arrested 11 gangsters after a brief encounter near Kumaspur village in the district. Superintendent of Police Pratiksha Godara told this to the media here on Thursday. 

The gangsters were identified as Krishan, Pawan, Neetu, Dinesh, Mahipal, Amit, Sunil, Ravinder, Pawan, Pramod and Ravinder. They were wanted in about 35 cases.

The police seized more than Rs 10 lakh, two cars, a carbine, a rifle, three revolvers, five pistols and 82 cartridges from them.

The SP said a CIA team led by Inspector Ajay Kumar was on patrolling duty in Bahalgarh area of the district on Wednesday evening when it received a tip-off about armed gangsters conspiring to loot people.

After a brief chase, the SP said, the team surrounded them and asked them to surrender. The gangsters, however, opened fire. The police fired in return. Constable Amit, and gangsters Krishan and Pawan were injured. 

Godara said five of the accused carried a reward of Rs 50,000 on their head.

The gangsters were wanted in 35-odd cases of murder, attempt to murder, loot and extortion in Haryana and Delhi, the SP said, adding they were taken in 10-day police custody.

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