Four criminals nabbed after two separate encounters

first_imgGreater Noida: Four criminals were arrested by Gautam Buddh Nagar police in two separate gunfights from Dadri area of Greater Noida on Wednesday and Thursday night. Cops said that these accused were wanted in an armed robbery at a garment showroom in Dadri area, earlier in the week.According to police, the arrested accused were identified as Rajeev Sharma, Rahul Kashyap, Gaurav, all natives of Bulandshahr district and Lokesh alias Rocky of Dankaur area in Greater Noida. “All the accused were wanted in two sensational robbery incidents which occurred Dadri area. A reward of Rs 25, 000 each on their head was also declared on these criminals,” said police officials. Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murderKumar Ranvijay Singh, Superintendent of Police (rural), Gautam Buddh Nagar said that two criminals were arrested after an gun battle on Wednesday night while the other two criminals were arrested on Thursday night. “Acting on a tip-off about the movement of criminals, police intercepted these four accused travelling on two motorcycles near Shefali school in dadri area on Wednesday night. The criminals opened fire on police party and tried to flee. However, police had to retaliate and two criminals, identified as Rajiv and Rahul, were nabbed by police after a gunfight. The other two criminals managed to flee the spot, however, police interrogated the arrested accused who told us about the whereabouts of their accomplices. Later on Thursday night, police successfully nabbed Lokesh and Gaurav from near Bisahda flyover after a brief exchange of fire,” said Singh. Also Read – Two brothers held for snatchingsThe officer further said that these criminals were wanted in two sensational robbery incident other than several cases of heinous crimes. “All these four criminals holds a long criminal history. The accused had shot at man and robbed him with his laptop and cash in Dadri area earlier in the months of April. Later the gang had also committed robbery at Cobb garments showroom in Dadri area on August 1,” added Singh. Police have recovered Rs 19,000 cash, three illegal country made pistols along with few cases of lives ammunition and two two-wheelers from the possession of the accused persons.last_img

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