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3 held for robbing autorickshaw driver at gunpoint

New Delhi:Three persons have been arrested after they robbed an autorickshaw driver at gunpoint in northeast Delhi’s Jagjit Nagar area and tried to fire at two head constables chased them, police said today.

Yesterday, around 4 AM, Rambhawan, the autorickshaw driver, complained to head constables Gajraj and Satender on picket duty that three persons robbed him of his valuables at gunpoint near Jagjit Nagar, DCP(northeast), A K Singhla, said.

When the head constables spotted the accused near Tisra Pushta nalla and chased them, the trio entered a house and tried to fire at Gajraj and Satender. But the country-made pistol malfunctioned, he said.

The two head constables managed to overpower Mohammad Kafil and Mohammad Ali, and recovered the pistol, a wallet of Rambhawan containing cash and other items. Their accomplice, Pramod, was later arrested, Singhla said.