An early morning encounter broke out between a group of criminals and Delhi Police personnel in Delhi's Connaught Place on Wednesday. Three of four criminals who opened fire at the police were caught while two of them were injured in the firing.
Delhi Police chased down a group of criminals in a bid to crack down on a racket of chain snatchers that have been prowling in the heart of Delhi for several weeks.
The group of 4 robbers opened fire at the police near the Shankar Market area early on Wednesday morning. Police retaliated and two of them were injured in the cross-firing.
The 3 criminals arrested have been identified as Salim, Ismail and Saud. Salim and Ismail have been taken to a hospital after they suffered bullet injuries in the encounter.
One of the four in the group managed to flee the scene. The group was riding motorbikes when the encounter broke out.