- Wanted 1 lakh prize crook arrested in MCOCA
- Special cell action, shot in the leg, caught on the spot
- Automatic pistol, stolen bike, bag and two phones recovered
- The accused has won a medal in the Junior National Wrestling Championship
Special Correspondent, New Delhi
Special cell has arrested one lakh prize crook Gaurav Tyagi, wanted in MCOCA case, after an encounter. During the action, the miscreant opened fire on the police team. The police opened fire, which went into his right leg. This vicious crook who got caught is a sharp shooter of the infamous Tillu Tajpur-Parvesh Kheda gang. He was on the run for almost a year. Gaurav Tyagi has also been a wrestler. It also won a bronze medal in the Junior National Wrestling Championship 2007. But could not succeed in wrestling, as his thigh bone was broken due to the accident. Several rounds were also fired at the time of arrest. The team of Special Cell has recovered loaded automatic pistol, stolen bike, a bag containing clothes, two phones from the accused.
According to DCP Rajiv Ranjan, 22-year-old Gaurav Tyagi is a resident of Holambi Kalan, Delhi. He was working for Parvesh’s gang. The team has been tracing the location of the gang’s henchmen for a long time. Among them was Gaurav Tyagi. The team identified several of his suspected locations in Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Rajasthan. Raid several times. He survived on several occasions. After a long search that lasted for more than a year, the team got information at around 9 am on Wednesday that it would come out of the Kheda Canal Bridge. The team set a trap. At around 11:20 minutes, Sector-28 was seen coming from Rohini side. He gestured for her to stop. Sensing the police team, he got down from the bike and opened fire on the police, in which one bullet hit Head Constable Dayal’s bullet proof jacket. Police also opened fire in cross firing. A bullet went into his right leg. He stumbled and fell. The one who caught
According to DCP, Gaurav Tyagi has studied till 12th. Not married yet. Initially, he came in contact with the Luthra gang, which was notorious for counterfeiting currency. Since Gaurav Tyagi did not have money to meet his needs. Joining the Luthra gang, started running fake currency in Delhi and NCR. This currency used to come to India via Nepal. Later, the gangster gets along with Parvesh. Started extortion. Then Tillu started working for Taj Puria.
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