Delhim Feb 17: Two criminals, Raja Qureshi and Ramesh Badarpur were gunned down in an encounter with Delhi Police Special Cell in Pul Prahladpur area of Delhi on Monday morning.
The shootout took place at 5 AM. 30 rounds of bullets were fired from both the sides. The two criminals were wanted in multiple cases of crime.
“Both the criminals fired several rounds at us. We came out safe as we had life saving bullet proof jackets, top officer of Delhi Police Special Cell said.
As per the reports when the police asked the alleged criminals to surrender, they tried to escape but when that did not happen, they opened fire upon the police. In the retaliatory action by the police, both the criminals were injured and were rushed to the hospital where the doctors declared them brought dead.
The two criminals were wanted in multiple cases of crime, the most recent being a murder case in Karawal Nagar.