Carjackers held in Gurgaon after 50 km chase
Two of the four robbers who snatched a car here were arrested after a hot chase and exchange of fire, police said Saturday.
Gurgaon: Two of the four robbers who snatched a car here were arrested after a hot chase and exchange of fire, police said Saturday.
The duo, who are 20 to 25 years of age, have been identified as Amit Dalal, a resident of Palwal and Sandeep from Lakhuwas village here near Sohna.
"Two other accused, who managed to flee, have been identified and raiding parties despatched to nab them," said a senior police officer.
Police got information around midnight that a car had been snatched by some boys from near Leisure Valley in Sec 29 Gurgaon.
"The robbers were found to be heading towards Sohna. A barricade was set up at Sohna Chowk," the officer said.
He said: "The accused when asked to stop, broke the barricading and ran towards Palwal. The accused fired at the police party. After a hot chase of nearly 50 km, they were finally nabbed at Hathin Gate, Palwal, by Gurgaon Police."
"Excellent work has been done by head constable Jainulabdin and other police personnel of Crime Team Sohna and team of police station sector Sec 29 Gurgaon," he added.
Gurgaon Police Commissioner Navdeep Singh Virk said that the police personnel will be suitably rewarded.