Delhi, June 9: Wanted criminal Rajesh Bharti along with three of his aides have been gunned down on Saturday in an encounter between the Special Cell of Delhi Police in Chhatarpur.
As per the reports, one criminal and six police personnel were also injured during the gunfight.
Spot Visuals: 4 criminals dead, 1 injured in an encounter between Delhi Police Special cell and Rajesh Bharti Gang in Chhatarpur area. 6 police personnel also injured. #Delhi pic.twitter.com/XpJZfzOdcC
— ANI (@ANI) June 9, 2018
At least 35 rounds of gunfire were exchanged. Police seized illegal semi-automatic pistols from a Ford Endeavour car in which Bharti and his associates were travelling.
Bharti, who is one of the most wanted criminals, had fled custody of the Haryana police in February this year and was carrying a reward of Rs 1 lakh for his arrest.
The gangster had at least 25 cases of murder, extortion, carjacking and robbery against him.