Wanted gangster Rajesh Bharti among 4 killed in Delhi shoot-out

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New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Wanted criminal Rajesh Bharti and his three accomplices were gunned down by the Delhi Police’s Special Cell in the Chattarpur area here on Saturday, police said.

Six policemen, and a gang member, were also injured in the shoot-out as the Special Cell engaged with the gang for around 25 minutes early in the day when some 40-50 rounds were fired.

Acting on a tip off, a trap was laid that resulted in the death of the four criminals.

Bharti a hardened criminal and wanted in several cases, had escaped from the custody of Haryana Police. He was carrying a reward of Rs one lakh.

According to a police officer, Bharti along with three of his gang members were killed, while a fifth was injured. Two of the dead were identified as Sanjeev Vidrohi and Umesh.

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Bharti, a hardened criminal was wanted in several cases, and carried a reward of Rs 1 lakh.

The condition of two policemen is said to be critical and they have been admitted in the Fortis Hospital.

A lone gang member along and four police personnel have been admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Trauma centre.

–IANS

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