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In pics: Police constable, two criminals injured in shootout in Delhi’s Rohini

At least five people, who were wanted in several criminal cases, were arrested on Sunday morning following a shootout with the police, an official said.

delhi Updated: Aug 21, 2016 18:49 IST

At least five people, who were wanted in several criminal cases, were arrested on Sunday morning following a shootout with the police, an official said.

A damaged window of the car in which the criminals involved in a shootout with the Delhi Police were travelling. (Arun Sharma/HT Photo)

A Delhi Police constable and two of those arrested received bullet injuries in the gun fight that took place around 10.15am in west Delhi’s Rohini Sector-24 area.

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Delhi police officers investigate the car used by the criminals involved in a shootout in Rohini. (Arun Sharma/HT Photo)

“Two of those arrested -- Sudhir and Vijay -- and one policeman Pradip received bullet injuries,” deputy commissioner of police Vikramjit Singh said. Pradip sustained injury in his thigh, the official said.

Another police official close to the investigating team said the other three accused were identified as Sanjay, Farman and Sunny.

The damaged interior of a car used by wanted criminals involved in a shootout in New Delhi on Sunday. (Arun Sharma/HT Photo)

The officer said the police laid a trap and intercepted the criminals when they were moving in their car near Begumpur check post -- a few metres away from the shootout spot.

Samples collected by investigators from the spot where a shootout between wanted criminals and the Delhi Police took place in Delhi’s Rohini on Sunday morning. (Arun Sharma/HT Photo)

“When the raiding team asked them to surrender, they opened fire,” the officer said.

A Delhi Police collects samples from a spot where a shootout between the Delhi police and wanted criminals took place in Rohini on Sunday. (Arun Sharma/HT Photo)