GURGAON: Four wanted criminals were arrested by the Gurgaon police on Wednesday after a shootout between the police and the gang in broad daylight.
The four men-Deepak, Dharmendra,Rahul and Yogendra(23-25) were traveling in a Santro in Sector 10, a residential part of Gurgaon, just across the Haryana border, when the police asked them to halt but instead of stopping, they opened fire on the officials.
Dharmendra 23 from Palvam is injured he received a bullet in his leg.4 pistols and 23 bullets were recovered from the men. The injured is admitted in hospital.
“Police was tipped off that the men within were wanted criminals in a case regarding incident last month . The driver shot at the police. In self defense, an officer shot back.two bullets were fired in all,"said Rajesh Kumar, Assistant Commissioner of Police.
The police party headed by Sub-inspector Praduman retaliated and overpowered the accused, Kumar said.
An FIR has been registered against the four under sections 307 (attempt to murder) and 34 of the IPC and under Arms Act.
In July, gunmen had shot at an SUV near a major mall in Gurgaon, causing the car to topple over onto an auto-rickshaw. The driver of the auto-rickshaw was killed.
In view of this incident the police held a meeting with all the bank managers and petrol pump stations in the city to review the security preparedness informed the police further.