Delhi: Criminal wanted in murder case injured during encounter with police

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Updated: October 16, 2021 1:07 PM

Delhi police today informed that the criminal was shot in retaliatory fire by police during the encounter and was admitted to a local hospital.

The police said that he was absconding after murdering a police personnel's son. (File photo)

An encounter broke out between Delhi Police and a wanted criminal in the national capital’s high-profile Dwarka area. The encounter took place in Sector 23 of Dwarka last night. The criminal was wanted in a murder case.

Delhi police today informed that the criminal was shot in retaliatory fire by police during the encounter and was admitted to a local hospital. The police said that he was absconding after murdering a police personnel’s son.

Upon being was intercepted in Dwarka Sector-23 area on the night of October 15, Anil Joon shot at the police thrice. In self-defence, the police also fired three rounds hitting both his knees.

Earlier this month, 29-year-old Takesh, the son of Delhi Police ASI Devendra, was shot dead over a monetary issue. Two persons have been arrested in connection with the incident, said the police.

Takesh had borrowed Rs 2,000 from Anita. Joon and Anita have been pestering Takesh to pay back the amount with steep interest. Anita had taken Takesh to the house of Joon who shot him dead, reported PTI.

Earlier this month, two criminals were injured after being shot in their legs during separate encounters with Delhi Police in Dwarka and outer Delhi’s area on October 5.

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