New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Six members of an inter-state gang were arrested following a shootout in Bankarwala area of West Delhi, Delhi Police said on Wednesday.
According to police, Pradeep Solanki — wanted in several cases of murder and extortion — was arrested from West Delhi’s Nangloi area on Monday night.
After getting a tip-off from Solanki, police raided a flat in the Bankarwala area and arrested five more gangsters, who arrived there in a white Toyota Fortuner vehicle, after a shootout.
Those arrested were Pradeep Rathi aka Tota, Ashok Gehlot, Manjeet Khandewala, Sumit aka Polu and Satender aka Bhinda.
The police also seized six sophisticated pistols and 23 live rounds from their possession.
During interrogation, it was found that Manjeet was involved in the killing of former MLA Bharat Singh in Najafgarh area here last year, police said.
Others were involved in cases of murder, extortion, robbery and under the Arms Act, the police said.