Delhi: Criminal Killed, 3 Held in Police Encounter

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Delhi: Criminal Killed, 3 Held in Police Encounter
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An alleged criminal was killed and three others, including a 20-year-old "gangster" carrying a reward of Rs one lakh on him, were arrested in a shootout between policemen and the gang in Outer Delhi this afternoon, police said.

The incident took place national highway in Alipur at around 3 pm.

Five men in a car opened fire at a Crime Branch team after they were asked to stop, a senior police official said.

The team retaliated and managed to apprehend the gang.

One of them identified as Rakesh died.

The arrested persons include Manoj Morkheria, who is allegedly wanted in several cases of extortion and kidnapping.

Two others who were arrested are Vivek and Praveen. One of the gang member Rinku managed to escape.

He is allegedly involved in a case of murder of a police inspector in Haryana.
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