A 31-year-old man concerned in 39 prison instances was arrested after a quick change of fireplace in Delhi’s Seemapuri for allegedly robbing gold chains at gunpoint from a 35-year-old man and his mom final month, the police mentioned right this moment.
Accused Ahsan is a resident of east Delhi’s Trilokpuri, they mentioned, and added that efforts had been being made to arrest his confederate.
CCTV footage of the March 23 chain snatching episode confirmed two motorcycle-borne males carrying helmets robbing the victims at gunpoint.
A case was registered and all related CCTV footage had been scanned, the police mentioned.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Shahdara) R Sathiyasundaram mentioned a entice was laid in Seemapuri primarily based on data that Ahsan, who was needed in a number of instances of theft and snatching, can be coming to Seemapuri late Monday night time.
“He was held after a quick change of fireplace, during which the accused sustained a gunshot harm in his proper leg,” the officer mentioned.
He was shifted to the Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital for remedy and later arrested, Sathiyasundaram mentioned.
The accused was beforehand concerned in 29 prison instances, together with try and homicide, assault on police, snatching, theft, housebreaking and below the Arms Act, the police mentioned.
A pistol, stay cartridges, empty cartridges and a stolen bike was seized from him, they added.