Noida: Reports from police in Gautam Budh Nagar on Thursday suggested that six wanted criminals were arrested in four separate encounters. Three of the face-offs between police and the accused, some of whom wanted in several cases of loot and robbery, held in Noida while one in Greater Noida, the officials further stated.
Worth mention here the first incident occurred under Greater Noida's Kasna police station limits in which two men were arrested, Gautam Buddh Nagar Senior Superintendent of Police Ajay Pal Sharma stated. Four men travelling in a car were captured by Sector 39 police on suspicion.
"When gestured to stop for checking, the occupants opened fire on the police team. Two of them were injured in the firing and arrested, while two others managed to flee," the police stated.
Another man, Sonu Sharma who is a resident of Ghaziabad, was arrested by the Phase 3 police during a security check in the area.
"The accused has over a dozen cases of loot and robbery and was held after a gunfight, while his accomplice managed to flee," police further stated.
It is noted that Late Thursday night, an encounter broke out in Sector 54 under Sector 24 police station limits in which Sabir, a resident of the national capital Delhi, was held with firearms and a stolen motorcycle, the officials stated. SSP Sharma also said the injured were taken to hospital and legal proceedings were being on against them at respective police stations.