Delhi Police’s Special Cell has arrested a member of the notorious Prince Teotia gang from Gurugram, who was absconding in a carjacking case, an official mentioned on Monday.
The official added that the gang is related to the Lawrence Bishnoi gang.
The accused, recognized as Taranjeet Singh a.ok.a Ginni, a resident of Fatehgarh, Punjab, used to put on a turban, however later reduce his hair to alter his look as a way to evade arrest.
It is pertinent to say that 30-year-old Prince Teotia, who was additionally concerned in a carjacking, was arrested by the Crime Branch in December 2022 and was killed allegedly by one other inmate in Tihar jail in April final yr.
The Deputy Commissioner of Police, (Special Cell), Alok Kumar mentioned that Singh, alongside together with his associates, stole one Fortuner automotive from the RTR flyover at gunpoint on October 29, 2022.
“They also fired from their pistol in order to scare the victim, ” mentioned the DCP.
However, not too long ago, police acquired particular inputs about Singh who was constantly altering his hideouts in Delhi, Haryana and Punjab to evade arrest.
“After relentless efforts of more than three months, a trap was laid and Singh was finally traced and nabbed at 4:30 pm on January 5, ” mentioned the DCP.
On interrogation, it was revealed that the members of this gang are concerned in a number of instances of assault, abduction, extortion, theft, damage, prison intimidation and so forth. in Delhi.
“The accused was trying to revive the gang after the murder of the gang leader and was in regular touch with the other members of the gang. He had also cut his hair to change his looks so as to avoid arrest by the police, ” mentioned the DCP.