The team of STARS-II, Crime Branch, Shakarpur, have arrested two Gangsters/Dacoits of Notorious gangster Naveen Kasana Gang namely (1) Ravinder @ Bablu, (aged 28 yrs.) R/o Shastri Nagar, Delhi, and (2) Anil Kumar @ Annu (aged 23 years) R/o Shastri Nagar, Delhi, wanted in a case of Dacoity registered vide case FIR No. 272/2018 U/s 394/395/397/120B/34 IPC & 25/27 Arms Act, PS Jagatpuri, Delhi.
The team of STARS-II, under supervision of ACP Arvind Kumar, led by Inspr. Vinay Tyagi and Inspr. Dinesh Kumar is continuing the drive against street criminals/robbers/snatcher using firearms specifically active in the Trans-Yamuna area to curb their activities. The criminal records of the persons who were previously involved in violent street crime and also record of persons/culprits wanted in such case was checked and analysed. During the analysis, it was found that some robbers/dacoits are absconding in the above mentioned Dacoity case FIR No. 272/2018 U/s 394/395/397/120B/34 IPC & 25/27 Arms Act, registered at PS Jagatpuri, Shahdara in which Rs 15 lakhs were looted. It is further learnt that a Cash reward of Rs. 50,000/- has been declared by the Delhi Police on each of the absconding accused persons in the above case. Accordingly, sources were deployed and technical surveillance was also launched.
Accordingly, the team of STARS-II of Crime Branch, Shakarpur led by ACP Arvind Kumar, consisting of Insprs. Vinay Tyagi, Dinesh Kumar, SIs Hawa Singh, Arjun Singh, ASIs Raj Kumar, Mohd. Salim, Satyawan, Ramesh Kumar, Satish Patil, Pramod Kumar, HCs Sunil Kumar, Shashi Kant, Cts Kuldeep and Sameer was constituted to apprehend the gangsters. SI Hawa Singh and HC Sunil Kumar were deputed to collect the information about the gang.
On 01/04/19 at about 7 PM, on a specific information developed/received by HC Sunil Kumar, one of the wanted and dreaded robber Ravinder @ Bablu (aged 28 years) S/o Mukesh Kumar, R/o H. No. 1/8, Gali No. 4, Rani Garden, Shastri Nagar, Delhi, was arrested from Preet Vihar, Metro Station, Delhi, after scuffle with the police party.
The accused Ravindra @ Bablu was subjected to sustained interrogation regarding his other absconding associates in the above said case. On the basis of his discloser statement another wanted dacoit namely Anil Kumar @ Annu (Age-23 years) S/o Ashwani R/o H. No. 1/9, Gali No. 4, Rani Garden, Shastri Nagar, Delhi, was also arrested.
Both the accused persons were interrogated about the weapons used by them in committing Robbery/Dacoity. As per the disclosure statement and at the instance of accused Ravinder @ Bablu above, one Pistol of .32 bore without magazine & 4 live round were recovered and further at the instance of accused Anil Luthra @ Annu, one country made pistol of .315 bore along with 2 live cartridges were recovered from their hide out in New Govindpura, Delhi. In this regard, a Case FIR No.79/19 Dated: 02.04.2019, U/s 25/54/59 IPC, has been registered at PS Crime Branch. Both the accused persons Ravinder @ Babbu and Anil @ Annu have been taken on two days police custody remand.
Both the arrested accused persons disclosed that in the Jagat Puri dacoity, their gang leader Naveen Kasana, a notorious gangster/robber was the mastermind. Naveen Kasana along with Anil Luthra @ Annu, Ravinder @ Bablu, Abdul Ahad, Lalu, Salman, Shoaib, Shakeel, Ravinder and Indal hatched a criminal conspiracy to loot a businessman during the transit of cash. They identified his target i.e. a cloth merchant in Old Arjun Nagar, Jagatpuri and started to follow his movements. On 17.09.2018, the target (a businessman) along with his worker was coming from Shalimar Bagh after collecting the cash on his Scooty. The gang followed them on motorcycles. When the victims reached in front of their office, two culprits namely Naveen Kasana and Shakeel reached there on a black motor-cycle. Naveen tried to rob the victims bag containing cash. When the victim and his employee resisted the robbery, other culprit Shakeel took out his pistol and fired on them. The bullet hit employee and the culprits looted the bag containing Rs. 15 lakhs and fled away on their motor cycle. In this regard, a case vide FIR No 272/18 U/s 394/395/397/412/120-B/34 IPC & 25/27 Arms Act was got registered at PS Jagatpuri, Delhi. During investigation, three culprits Naveen Kasana, Indal and Ravinder were arrested by the local police and the rest were absconding since then.
It is further learnt that the accused persons at the instance of their gang leader Naveen Kasana had extended threats to the complainant of above case of PS Jagatpuri and a case FIR No. 298/2018 U/s 195A/34 IPC also has been registered at PS Jagatpuri, Delhi.
During sustained interrogation, both the accused persons have disclosed that on 23.03.2019, at about 4.45 PM, they along with Lalu & Abdul Ahad tried to rob a person, while he was going on his Scooty from Laxmi Nagar toward Ghaziabad, UP. During the course of robbery, victim resisted, and in the scuffle, loaded magazine of accused Ravinder @ Babloo Pistol fell down on the spot. In the ensuing melee, the victim managed to escape from the spot and reported the matter to Police. In this regard, a case vide FIR No. 99/19 dated 23.03.2019 U/s 393/397/34 IPC and 25 Arms Act has been registered at PS Pandav Nagar, Delhi. In 2014, he along with his associates friend Harcharan Singh of Tilak Nagar, Avtar Singh of Shastri Nagar, Harpeet @ London of Tilak Nagar, Prince of Tilak Nagar, Dalip of Karol Bagh, Tarun of Karol Bagh, Ashok of Karol Bagh, Avtar of Rani Garden and Deepak of Karol Bagh looted bag containing jewellary valued about Rs. 20-30 Lakhs from a jeweler in the area of PS Maurya Enclave, Delhi. During investigation, all the accused persons were arrested in the above cases. In 2018, he released from Tihar Jail, Delhi. While in Tihar Jail, he came in contact with Naveen Kasana and started committing robbery and dacoity with him.