New Delhi: Two rival gang leaders along with
two others, who were allegedly behind several crimes in trains
running on the Delhi-Mumbai sector, were arrested in the
capital, police said Sunday.
Sunil Bihari, leader of a gang, his rival Teja, Kuldeep
and Deepak were apprehended separately last week.
"Their gangs are notorious for commission of robberies,
pick-pocketing and drug trafficking on Delhi-Mumbai Railway
Network," Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime) Neeraj
With the arrest of Bihari from near Jawaharlal Nehru
stadium, police claimed, they have solved the murder of one
Santosh, the member of Teja gang, on April 8 near New
Delhi Railway station.
One Mohd Shamshad had given a statement against Bihari in
this case and Bihari was allegedly nursing a grudge against
the former, Thakur said.
"Bihari had gone to Bihar to evade arrest. Teams were
sent to Gaya, Nalanda and Nawada of Bihar. There, it was
learnt that Bihari had procured a pistol and had again gone to
Delhi to eliminate Shamshad," Thakur said. However, he was
Police also began tracking down Teja, a resident of
Raghubir Nagar who was recently declared a proclaimed
His gang on May 14 allegedly committed a murder in Khyala
in which the accused had used Teja`s taxi to escape after
committing the crime.
Two days later, Teja, Kuldeep and Deepak were spotted
near INA market.
"Both gang leaders have been arrested within a span of
one week which is likely to have a positive impact on the
incidence of crime on running trains in the region," Thakur