The sleuths of AATS/Dwarka have arrested one dreaded criminal of the gang which assaulted and injured a Delhi police constable who had challenged them on spotting them stealing iron rods from an abandoned building in Sector-3, Dwarka on 02.04.2018. The accused Vikas Kumar @ Neta R/O Guru Harikishan Nagar, Uttam Nagar, New Delhi, age-27 years is a desperate criminal having several previous criminal involvements.
On 02.04.18 at about 06:15 p.m., a police constable of Police Station Dwarka North was patrolling on government motor-cycle in Sector-3, Dwarka. When he reached Karuna Kunj Society, Sector-3, Dwarka he noticed a few persons stealing iron rods from the terrace of an abandoned building. He stopped his M/cycle and asked them to get down. However, they remained atop the building. The police constable then got down from his M/cycle and entered the building through the open main gate. The accused persons jumped from the terrace on the rear side of the building. When the police constable got down he was surrounded and assaulted by them. They also tried to snatch away his service pistol. However, he was clinging to his service pistol to thwart their attempt of snatching it. In the commotion, one round got fired and the accused persons panicked and fled from the spot. A case FIR No. 83/18 dated 02.04.18 u/s 186/332/353/34 IPC was registered at P.S. Dwarka North in this connection.
On 23.04.18, an information was provided by a secret informer to HC Vinod Kumar of ATTS/Dwarka that a dreaded criminal named Vikas @ Neta who is involved in many illegal activities and is in possession of illegal arms will be riding on stolen motor cycle from the side of Vardhman Grand Market, Sector-3, Dwarka towards DPS School, Sector-3, Dwarka for commission of some crime. On this information, a team of police officers led by Insp Raj Kumar, Officer-in-charge AATS/Dwarka, comprising SI Roshan Lal, ASI Sanjay, ASI Shyam, HC Vinod, Ct Jagat, Ct Manish and Ct Sudesh under the close supervision of Sh. Somendra Pal Tyagi, ACP Operations/Dwarka immediately swung into action and without wasting any time, laid a trap near Vardhman Grand Market, Sector-3, Dwarka. At about 7:35 pm, at the instance of the informer, the path of a motor cycle coming from the side of JJ Colony and going towards DPS School was blocked with private cars of police staff. On sensing the presence of police, he tried to escape with stunts but could not dodge the alert police team and was immediately stopped and overpowered. His frisking led to recovery of one loaded country made pistol with a live round inside it. On enquiry he revealed his name and address as Vikas Kumar @ Neta S/O Late Mahender Singh R/O H. No. 82, Guru Harikishan Nagar, Uttam Nagar, New Delhi, age-27 years. On verification, the M/Cycle No. DL-3S-BY-8172 Hero Passion Pro was found to be stolen vide eFIR No. 011964/18 dated 12/04/18 u/s 379 IPC ePolice Station Crime Branch (area of P.S. Mehrauli).