Crime and Accident

Man accused of murder, carjacking arrested

Man accused of murder, carjacking arrested

New Delhi: A 25-year-old man, wanted in several cases of murder and carjacking, has been arrested by the Delhi Police.

The accused, Rohit alias Lamba, was arrested from Samaypur Badli on June 4, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime) Bhisham Singh said.

Police seized a country-made pistol and two live cartridges from his possession, he added.

Rohit is a member of a gang led by gangster Ashok Pradhan.

On March 22 this year, Rohit, along with Pradhan and his other associates, had shot dead Kala Asodia in Jhajjar court complex to revenge the killing of Pradhan’s brother, said the officer.

Pradhan and Rohit were planning to kill rival gangster Neeraj Bawania and his associates lodged in different jails while they were being produced in courts.

Bawania’s gang was allegedly involved in killing Rajesh Durmut, a member of Pradhan’s gang, in Rohini court on April 29.

Several police teams of Delhi and Haryana were looking for Rohit for the last three years. While he was on the run, he spent his time in various parts of Delhi, Agra, Mathura, Haridwar and Jammu, assuming different identities.