New Delhi: A 23-year-old man, alleged to be a member of notorious Shakti gang and wanted in a number of sensational armed robberies including loot of Rs 8 lakh cash and 2.5 Kg gold from a jewellery shop in Rohini in July, has been arrested, police said on Wednesday.
Karambeer, an active member of Shakti gang which operates from south-west Delhi, was arrested on a tip off from a wine shop at Shyam Vihar in Najafgarh on November 11, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime), Ravindra Yadav said.
The gang, including its leader Shakti, Karambeer and others, had looted 2.5 kg of gold, Rs 8 lakh in cash and a licenced revolver from a jewellery shop owner and his staff in Rohini after firing at them in July.
Karambeer was also involved in a case of carjacking, in which he along with other gang members had robbed a car, mobile phone and purse containing cash and documents at gunpoint from a Gurgaon-resident Ved Prakash and his son Dayanand near Sultanpur lake in September.
Shakti and other gang members Kimmi, Deepak Pandya and Pradeep were arrested by Gurgaon police, while Karambeer was absconding and Crime Branch was making efforts to nab him.