Two criminals held for double murder
Greater Noida: Two criminals were arrested by Gautam Buddh Nagar police after a gunfight in the wee hours on Tuesday from Greater Noida metro depot station under Surajpur police station area. Police officials said that both the criminals were wanted in the sensational murder case of two youths from Dadri area, bodies of whom were recovered from inside the bushes at a service lane of Surajpur-Dadri road near depot Metro station on the morning of September 3.
According to police, the arrested accused have been identified as Sukhmeet and Yogesh alias Bachchi, both natives of Dadri area. "Over a dozen cases of heinous crimes were registered against each of these criminals at various police stations around Gautam Buddh Nagar district," said police officials.
Vaibhav Krishna, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Gautam Buddh Nagar said that the accused were arrested after a gunfight with police in which both of them had received bullet injuries in leg.
"The accused were heading in a Wagon R car when police signalled them to stop. Instead they speeded the car but got rammed with the divider. While police tried to nab them, they opened fire, in retaliation they received bullet and got injured," said Krishna.
The officer further said that the accused persons killed both the youth over an old personal rivalry.
"During interrogations, the accused persons told police that accused Sukhmeet suspect that deceased Rahul was involved in the murder of his cousin brother. While accused Yogesh has suspicion over deceased Kuldeep for passing his information to police because of which he got arrested in a loot incident and failed to attend the marriage of his brother," added Krishna.
Police officials said that the arrested accused are criminals and have more than a dozen cases. Police had recovered a .32 bore pistol, country-made pistol and a Wagon R car used for committing crime.
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