After an trade of fireplace, the Delhi Police Special Cell has arrested two sharpshooters of gangster-turned-international terrorist and Canada-based Arshdeep Singh a.okay.a Asrh Dalla within the nationwide capital, an official mentioned on Monday.
The accused had been recognized as Rajpreet Singh a.okay.a Raja alias Bamb and Virender Singh alias Vimmy, each residents of Punjab.
A senior police official mentioned that the 2 had been arrested from the principle street in the direction of Akshardham Mandir reverse Samachar Apartment in Mayur Vihar, after a short trade of fireplace within the early hours of Monday.
“During the encounter, five rounds were fired by the accused persons of which two rounds hit the bullet proof jacket of police. In retaliation the police team fired six rounds upon the accused persons, ” mentioned the official.
“One of the accused, Virender sustained a gunshot on his right leg. After the incident both the accused persons were sent to LBS hospital for treatment and later were arrested in the case, ” mentioned the official.
One revolver .45 mm with 06 stay cartridges and one other .30 mm pistol with 07 stay cartridges together with a hand grenade and a stolen bike has been recovered from the possession of the accused individuals.
“Further on the basis of disclosure of both the accused persons, a raid was conducted at Dairy Skaner, Gautam Buddha Nagar in Uttar Pradesh and another associate identified as Sachin Bhati, suspecting to be having a huge cache of arms was apprehended, ” mentioned the official.
During the interrogation, it was revealed that Rajpreet and Virender got a activity by Arshdeep to assassinate singer Elly Mangat for which they made an try in October 2023 at Bhatinda however failed because the goal was not discovered at dwelling.
Rajpreet was at the moment wished in a homicide case of Paramjeet Singh which was dedicated in January 2023. Paramjit Singh was murdered by the accused and his associates on behest of Dala.
Virender was at the moment wished in a prison case of firing in entrance of Prem jewelry of Mod Mandi Punjab. “Firing was carried out on behest of Arshdeep as he demanded extortion from the owner of Prem Jewellers, ” mentioned the official.