Ex- Najafgarh MLA's killer arrested by Gurugram Police
Gurugram: A dreaded gangster involved in the murder of ex Najafgarh MLA was arrested on Monday by Gurugram Police from Bajghera, near Dwarka expressway.
The gangster Hemant along with his brother Udaiveer were involved in the murder of the ex MLA Bharat Singh, who was also an Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) member in April 2015. While Udaiveer was arrested by the Delhi Police, Hemant had shifted his criminal activities to Gurugram.
Hailing from Dichaon Kalan area in south-west Delhi, Hemant and his family had a bloody rivalry with local strongman from the region Krishan Pehalwan who is the brother of deceased MLA Bharat Singh. It is believed that Pehalwan and his gang were involved in shooting dead their father in 2002.
Besides being involved in a high profile murder and other killings, Hemant was involved in other criminal activities like carrying out extortions heists and kidnappings.
Hemant was arrested along with Narender who also from of Bijwasan that is close by to his accomplice native place. Because of his criminal activities, award money of Rs 1 lakh was placed on him.
The police recovered huge cache of illegal weapons from the duo. A total of 15 pistols that included two foreign, one from US and other Chinese-made and 62 live catridges were recovered from the two. The SUV by which they were travelling according to police was also a stolen vehicle.
The brazenness was further displayed by the culprits after they started firing certain shots on the police personnel when asked to stop. Luckily there were no major injuries sustained during the operation and were soon caught.
The police have charged the two persons under various sections of the IPC and 25-54-59 of the illegal arms act. The district police have also got in touch with Delhi Police to discuss about the future legal proceedings against him.
"The arrest of Hemant has been a major success for us. He was one of the most wanted criminals in Delhi and was involved in a high profile murder. During the course of our interrogation we will inquire that how he was accrue such a large amount of weapons that were illegal and deadly," said Sandeep Khirwar, the Gurugram Police Commissioner.