One person, wanted in six cases of attempt to murder, motor-vehicle theft and burglary, has been arrested, police said on Saturday.
Joginder, 31, was arrested from Daryaganj on Friday, following a specific information, saying that he was expected to come near the Lohe Wala Pul in the area, they said.
Wanted in many cases, Joginder had fired at police personnel in October 2009 in Khayala locality of west Delhi.
During sustained interrogation he said he along with his accomplices Parveen and Ranjeet had stolen a car from Raghuvir Nagar.
When he was stopped by police he fired at the personnel. He was also a proclaimed offender in a vehicle theft case of Keshav Puram. Apart from these, he was wanted in two more cases of vehicle theft and a case of burglary, police said, adding, he used to change his address to evade arrest.
It also came to light that he used to steal cars to please his many girlfriends with whom he used to go for a ride in the stolen vehicles and leave them abandoned wherever they ran out of fuel.
In 2004, he, along with his accomplices, was arrested in a murder and robbery case in Kirti Nagar and was released from jail in 2008.
Thereafter, he started extorting money from pick pockets and petty criminals in the area of Kalkaji and Raghubir Nagar.
He committed vehicle thefts again along with one Parveen to earn quick money for having fun, police said, adding, further investigation was on.