Vijay Nagar police of G’bad arrest 2 criminals after a brief encounter

The 2 accused who looted passengers after giving them lift in their vehicle, shot at the police party when they tried to chase them in Vijay Nagar, on the night of July 2

GHAZIABAD, July 3, 2017: The Vijay Nagar PS incharge Naresh Kumar Singh while on routine duty with his team got a tip-off on the night of July 2 at around 8.50 pm, that some suspicious looking persons were standing at LNT Intersection and were seeking passengers for their vehicle desperately with an intention to loot them by using force. As the cops went in search of the culprits they saw the accused are standing towards Sajwan Nagar. On seeing the cops they started fleeing while the cops gave them a chase. The miscreants fired at the police team and barely missed them. The police after a brief encounter arrested the 2 miscreants, namely Zakir and Mehrazuddin, both residents of Ghaziabad. The accused Zakir was absconding after committing a loot by using the same modus operandi like present on April 28. His two earlier accomplices have been already sent to jail. The cops have levelled several sections against the accused including under the Arms Act. The accused have several cases filed against them at Vijay Nagar Thana.

The police recovered a pistol with 2 live cartridges, a Khokha cartridge and a knife from the duo. The police team comprised: SIs Naresh Kumar Singh & Anil Kumar and Constables Vijayveer, Romesh Kumar and Rafiq Khan.

-By bureau