Sharpshooter of Kapil Sangwan gang arrested

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Sharpshooter of Kapil Sangwan gang arrested

Monday, 06 December 2021 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Special Cell of Delhi Police has arrested a 27-year-old member of Kapil Sangwan gang, who had jumped bail earlier this year.

The accused has been identified as Deepak Dhankar, an alleged sharpshooter of Kapil Sangwan alias Nandu gang, is an accused in a murder case and has been previously involved in six cases including attempt to murder, criminal intimidation, assault, robbery-cum-dacoity, extortion, and Arms Act.

Dhankar was on interim bail in connection of murder of rival gang leader Manjeet Mahal's father. He did not surrender after expiry of bail period in May 2021 and has been absconding since then, said a senior police official.

According to Jasmeet Singh, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Special Cell, a team led by Inspectors Shiv Kumar and Karamvir Singh supervised by ACP Attar Singh arrested Dhankar on December 3 from Kakrola Road here.

"The accused was signaled to stop the car, instead he whipped out his pistol and aimed towards the police team which rushed towards the car, overpowered the accused and disarmed him," he said.

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