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Gurgaon: Dreaded criminal killed; 2 cops injured in encounter

Gurgaon: Dreaded criminal killed; 2 cops injured in encounter

Gurgaon: A dreaded criminal of Uttar Pradesh was killed and four others, including two policemen, were injured in an encounter in Noida, police said. The deceased gangster Balraj Bhati, brother of Uttar Pradesh notorious Sunder Bhati, was killed in the encounter.

A team of STF of Gurgaon police, headed by Deputy Superintendent  Rahuldev, received a specific intelligence regarding the members of Balraj Bhati gang, who was involved in various crimes in Gurgaon, Gurgaon police PRO Ravinder Kumar told PTI.

The team reached and laid a trap at the spot where three gang members, including Bhati, came in a car near Sector 37 over bridge in Noida to collect extortion money, he said. Two members of the Gurgaon STF, head constables Rajkumar and Bhupinder, were injured but they are out of danger, while a seven-year-old boy and a civilian were also injured in the firing by the criminals, he said.


The gang members were asked to surrender. In the meantime, they started firing at police and in retaliatory firing Bhati was gunned down, Kumar said.




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