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Delhi bikers gang member arrested in Tamil Nadu
August 30, 2008 14:20 IST
Another member of New Delhi's [Images] infamous 'bikers gang', who was on the run for the past few months, was arrested from Tamil Nadu, a senior police official said on Saturday.
Mohammed Israel, a close associate of bikers gang leader Om Prakash alias Bunty, was nabbed by the Delhi police from the textile town of Tirupur on Friday, the official said.
Israel, who has a reward of Rs 50,000 on his head, was flown to Delhi on Friday night.
The gang leader Bunty and one of the members Rajesh were killed in a gunbattle in south Delhi on August 25. Three others of the gang were arrested earlier this month.
The gang members have been on the run for the past few month,s after creating terror in the capital with their daring robberies.
The bikers gang first hit the headlines when its members gunned down 25-year old Sonu, a property dealer, outside his Sangam Vihar residence on July 5.
Police said the gang killed two friends -- Ashneet Singh (24) and Harjeet Singh (26) -- at Amar Colony near Lajpat Nagar on July 11. Barely a few minutes later they shot dead 30-year old Sanjeev Suri near the Andrews Ganj crossing when one of the stolen bikes ran out of fuel.
The very next day the same members of the 'Bunty gang' shot Naresh and Pawan in South Delhi's Dakshinpuri area. They were involved in the murder of a cyclist on the highway near Pilikhva in Uttar Pradesh [Images] on June 10.
The Bunty gang was also involved in over a dozen robberies like the Sarita Vihar petrol Pump robbery, the TV showroom robbery in Kalkaji, Defence colony robbery, Amdbedkar Nagar robbery etc in the national capital and NCR region.
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