The Special Cell of Delhi Police has arrested a notorious criminal after a brief exchange of fire in south-east Delhi’s Sarita Vihar area on Thursday night.
The criminal, identified as Shahid, 35, received a gunshot wound on his leg. He is a member of Mewat-based gang of criminals wanted in a number of cases of robbery in Delhi and other states.
One semi-automatic pistol of .32 with 6 cartridges and 4 empty shells have been recovered from Shahid.
Shahid is involved in more than 40 criminal cases including murder, attempt to murder, kidnapping, robbery/dacoity, theft, assault on police, arms act etc., in at least eight states — Delhi, Haryana, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana and Assam.
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