Fifteen criminals related to the gang of Kapil Sangwan arrested

Updated: Jun 25, 2019, 22:01 IST | mid-day online desk |

The police said that the criminals were nabbed when they met at the Goyla Dairy in Dwarka to celebrate the release of Sangwan on parole

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New Delhi: Delhi Police Crime Branch arrested 15 criminals related to the gang of Kapil Sangwan in Dwarka on Tuesday. The police said that the criminals were nabbed when they met at the Goyla Dairy in Dwarka to celebrate the release of Sangwan on parole.

According to reports, in recent months there's a rise in a number of infiltrations by criminal gangs in Dwarka. Last month two miscreants were shot dead in a gunfight between two notorious gangs in the area.

In another incident, a juvenile was arrested for murdering a 17-year-old boy in outer-north Delhi's Bhalswa Dairy area, police said. According to the police, the boy was killed in Shardhanand Colony area by the accused and one more person on Thursday. A case under section 302 (punishment for murder) of the India Penal Code was registered in the case.

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A five-member police team led by inspector Vishesh Kumar was formed to investigate the case. After checking CCTV cameras and with the help of informers, the team managed to apprehend the juvenile (also 17 years old). One country made pistol and one empty cartridge were recovered from his possession, the police said.

During the interrogation, the accused admitted to having committed the crime with the help of one more person. The accused minor revealed to the police that the deceased boy used to beat him. He even beat him up two days ago. Efforts are on to nab the co-accused, the police said.

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In the murder case of one Chander Shekhar, which also took place in Bhalswa Dairy area on the same day, the police have identified all assailants and raids were being carried out to nab them.

(With inputs from ANI)

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