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Namaste Gang Members Who Greet People With Folded Hands Before Robbing Them Held In Delhi After Encounter

Namaste Gang Members Who Greet People With Folded Hands Before Robbing Them Held In Delhi After Encounter

Delhi: The robbers of ‘Namaste Gang’ would greet people with folded hands before stealing valuables from them have been arrested, the police said.

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'Namaste' Gang members arrested in Delhi.(File photo-Representational image)

Two members of the Namaste gang, known for its penchant for greeting people with folded hands before robbing them, were arrested on Thursday after an encounter with police in east Delhi's Vivek Vihar area, officials said.

According to police, the encounter took place near Vivekananda College in the mornings between the gang members and the special staff of Shahdara district.

Police signalled the duo to stop while they were coming towards Vivek Vihar police station from Ghaziabad. The duo opened fire and in retaliation police also fired back and one of the gang members received a leg injury, a senior police officer said.

The accused were wanted in two robbery cases which took place three days ago, police said.

Further details are awaited, they said.

(With PTI inputs)
 

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