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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
Rohini shootout

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.

(Arun Sharma/HT Photo)

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)