Three days after gangster Kuldeep Maan, aka Fajja, escaped custody following a shootout at GTB hospital, he was killed in a meeting late Saturday night during an exchange with a team from the Delhi Police Special Cell in Tulsi apartments in Sector 14 of Rohini.
Thursday afternoon, Fajja, a close associate of jailed gangster Jitender Maan alias Gogi, was taken to hospital for treatment, when a dozen armed assailants attacked the police and overpowered them. “They threw chili powder at the police team. More than 20 shots were fired from both sides. One of the attackers, Ankesh, was shot in the back and fell while another defendant, Ravi (35), was shot in the chest and died, ”a senior official said. the police.
Several teams from the special cell and the criminal branch were asked to look into the matter, and one of the New Delhi Range of Special Cell teams received reports that he was hiding in Tulsi apartments. “After following his activity throughout the day, a team led by inspectors Sunil Rajain and Ravinder Joshi decided to raid his hiding place. They cordoned off the area and asked him to surrender around 12:45 a.m., but he fired. In retaliation, the police also fired and he was killed. His partner, who provided him with shelter, was arrested on the spot, ”said a senior police official.
Police discovered that a few days ago, gangster Kala Rana approached a Bangkok Priyavrat and asked him to coordinate with Fajja for a personal favor. Priyavrat, however, was arrested on March 6 by the special cell in connection with the murder of a civil defense volunteer in Bawana. Rana then asked an Ankesh to coordinate with Fajja. “Fajja asked Ankesh to organize the men, and the latter convinced them to come aboard, saying that they had been asked to provide protection to Fajja when he went to the hospital. Ankesh stayed at a hotel in Saraswati Vihar on Wednesday evening. Thursday morning, he came to get his helpers, including two minors, in Mukarba Chowk, ”said an officer.