NEW DELHI : A team of Special Cell, Southern Range led by Inspr. Shiv Kumar and Inspr. Karamvir Singh supervised by ACP Attar Singh has arrested a notorious gangster of dreaded Kapil Sangwan @ Nandu & Jyoti @ Baba gang. Arrested gangster is Sonu (aged 26 yrs) s/o Om Prakash r/o Dharampura Extn., Najafgarh, Delhi. He has been arrested in the night of 13.02.2022 from near crematorium at Najafgarh-Daurala Road, Delhi. A semi-automatic pistol of .32 with 6 live cartridges has been recovered from his possession. Arrested Sonu has disclosed that he has been associated with Nandu-Baba gang for 5 years owing to be prompting and motivation of his own elder brother Anil @ Podi (since in jail for 5 years) with Jyoti @ Baba and other members of the gang.
An information was received by Inspr. Shiv Kumar about the movement of Sonu in the area of Najafgarh, Delhi. On this information, secret surveillance was mounted on the activities of Sonu and his other associates. A specific input was received about the arrival of Sonu near crematorium at Najafgarh-Daurala Road, Delhi. A team was formed and a trap was laid at the given place. Sonu was spotted and he was nabbed from the above said place. He was disarmed and arrested accordingly. A semi-automatic pistol of .32 and 6 live cartridges recovered from him were seized. A case under appropriate sections of law was registered at PS Special Cell in this regard.
On interrogation, arrested Sonu has disclosed that his brother Anil @ Podi is an associate of notorious Nandu-Baba. Sonu has been associated with Nandu-Baba gang for 5 years owing to be prompting and motivation of his brother. Anil Podi with the members of this gang was arrested in several heinous cases like murder and he and Jyoti @ Baba are presently lodged in central jail in Delhi.
Arrested Sonu has been providing financial and logistic support to other associates/members of this gang as per directions of Jyoti @ Baba from jail, arranging sim cards & mobile handsets, finance for them and passing of messages among the members of gang. Sonu has further disclosed that as per directions of Jyoti Baba, he with the help of Sumit Dhankar and other associates conspired and planned to extort money from wealthy persons in Delhi. He also disclosed that as per directions of Jyoti @ Baba, Sumit had arranged international numbers. One of these two numbers was sent to Sonu and another one to Jyoti Baba by Sumit for purpose of threatening their perspective victims and concealing the identity and location of the caller.
Sonu has further disclosed that he had made calls to both the victims (one is chairman-cum-owner of Gaushala in village Surhera and another a builder of Vikaspuri area and sent threatening messages to them through these international numbers. He had demanded extortion of Rs two Crores ie one crore from each in the month of January 2022. On refusal by the chairman of Gaushala (one of victim) for paying the extortion money, shots were got fired at gate of Gaushala in Village Surhera. Both the victims had given their complaints to the police in this regard. A case FIR was registered in PS Jaffarpur Kalan, Delhi in this regard.
Sonu has disclosed that on 04.02.2022, he had sent his associate Suraj of village Mundaka (since arrested) to throw a threatening letter in Gaushala to compel the victim to pay the extortion. Sonu has remained in touch with members of this gangs including Jyoti @ Baba on their mob numbers. He was helping mother and sister of fugitive gangster Kapil Sangwan in procuring passport and visa of an European country.
Further efforts are being made to arrest remaining members of the gang who have been booked under MACOCA by Special Cell.