Delhi police nab serial criminal

February 23rd, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Delhi Police have arrested a man involved in 17 cases of robbery, molestation and drug peddling here, a senior official said Wednesday”Pankaj (24) was caught from Rohini Tuesday and two live cartridges and a pistol were recovered from him,” Deputy Commissioner of Police Ashok Chand said.

According to police, Pankaj, a school drop out, has been involved in crime since 2001. He has been in and out of jail several times and had been out on bail since November 2010.

“He is involved in cases of robbery, attempt to murder, molestation, drug peddling, possession of illegal firearms, assault and snatching and has been charged in Jahangirpuri, Adrash Nagar and Swaroop Nagar police stations,” Chand said.

Pankaj’s latest strike was in Jahangirpuri Feb 14 when he, along with two associates Yash and Amit, attacked a local resident Sunny and smashed the car he was driving and fled.

“Pankaj suspected Sunny was an informer,” the official said.

He had been absconding since then.

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