The police arrested two persons on charges of looting two liquor shops and snatching valuables. The accused allegedly fired at the police team that was chasing them on Dwarka expressway near Garhi Harsaru village on Friday night.
The duo was allegedly involved in the loot of Rs 1.5 lakh at gunpoint from a liquor shop owned by a family member of jailed gangster Binder Gujjar. The robbery took place on Tuesday night on Khandsa road, the police said.
Those arrested were identified as Aman, 19, and Rohit, 21. Both are residents of resident of Aligarh in UP.
Rajiv Kumar, assistant commissioner of police (city), said the two are members of a gang that looted a liquor shop in Sector 37 on Sunday night, then the liquor shop on Khandsa road on Tuesday night and a third liquor shop in Tigra village on Thursday night.
The CCTV footage recovered from the liquor shop on Khandsa road helped the police trace the accused.
“A team was chasing the accused on Dwarka expressway when they opened fire on the policemen. A bullet hit the police vehicle and the accused fled towards Delhi on a bike. But they were nabbed,” said ACP Kumar. He said the accused are involved in five incidents of loot and snatching in Gurgaon and are booked in several cases, including murder, in UP.
Aman has served a jail term. They have revealed names of two other accomplices and search is on to arrest them, the officer said.
The police recovered two countrymade pistols, two cartridges, and a bike from the accused. The officer said the accused are also involved in snatching a mobile phone and cash from a shopkeeper in Khandsa mandi, and stealing the vehicle of an online retail company in Kherki Daula.