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Jaipur shootout: Agra Police arrests four men of Lawrence Bishnoi Gang

Updated on: 31 January,2023 07:46 PM IST  |  Agra

The had shot at a hotel owner in Jaipur, the police said

Jaipur shootout: Agra Police arrests four men of Lawrence Bishnoi Gang

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Four men alleged to be shooters of Lawrence Bishnoi gang were arrested here for firing at a hotel owner in Jaipur, police said on Tuesday.

The arrested gangsters had allegedly shot at the owner of a hotel, Akshya Gurnani, in the Rajasthan capital on January 28, after he refused to pay them Rs 1 crore, they said.

"Four accused have been arrested by Agra Police, SWAT team, SOG, in Bah in Rural Agra. The arrested men revealed that they were the shooters of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang and were involved in the firing at the owner of a hotel in Jaipur on January 28," Deputy Commissioner of Police (East) Somendra Meena told media here.

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The gangsters had demanded Rs 1 crore from Gurnani in a WhatsApp call and the matter was booked at Jawahar Circle Police Station in Jaipur.

The gangsters were arrested following a tip-off received from Jaipur Police about their presence in Agra's Jaitpur area.

The four shooters have been identified as Jaiprakash alias JP and Rishab from Bikaner in Rajasthan, and Pradeep Shukla and Bhupendra Gurjar from Agra.

"Police recovered three pistols, six magazines and live cartridges from the accused. They have been handed over to Jaipur Police for further investigation," said Meena.

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