Two criminals namely Nasir and Muzzamil who allegedly fired at a police party were arrested after a shoot-out in which 2 accused sustained bullet injuries on their legs. However, one of their aides escaped under cover of darkness. The incident happened late-night on Friday near Sikanderpur Village in Sahibabad area. A constable also sustained a bullet wound on his hand.
The accused were wanted in connection with a loot case that took place in Pipe Market where a trader was looted as well as a loot of collection agent in Shalimar Garden area. The accused are history-sheeters with several cases against them. The police went after the accused after receiving a tip-off that they will be coming to Sahibabad area to commit some crime.
One bike, 2 pistols, a cash filled bag, ID and 10 live cartridges were recovered from the accused.