2 criminals shot, 3 arrested after encounter in Noida Phase 2

Updated On : 13 Jan , 2018 , 11:21 PM
New Delhi:

In yet another incident of police taking on robbers in Noida, 2 criminals were shot during an encounter at Phase 2 on Saturday.

According to reports, the culprits had fired upon the vehicle of a factory owner and demanded extortion money of Rs 2 Crore.

“2 criminals shot during an encounter in Noida Phase 2. The men had fired upon the vehicle of a factory owner and demanded extortion money of Rs 2 Crore,” the news agency ANI tweeted.

Moreover, police have arrested 3 criminals including 2 injured during the operation. They have also rescued 3 pistols and phone which had been used to demand extortion money from the factory owner.

This is not the first encounter in and around Noida.

Earlier, on October 4, 2017, a 27-year-old noted gangster was shot dead by the police allegedly in a late-night encounter in Sector Chi 4, Greater Noida.

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On December 14, a 30-year-old man was shot and injured during another encounter with Ghaziabad police in Vaishali.

On November 13, a robber sustained a bullet injury during retaliatory firing by police near Vaishali metro station. This was after a duo barged into the jewellery shop and shot the owner during the robbery bid.

First Published : Saturday, January 13, 2018 10:42 PM
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