Mumbai,Dec 14 (UNI) Two gangsters, belonging to the Bunty Pandey group, were shot dead in an encounter with officials of the crime branch near Andheri here today.
The gangsters, Imran Ahmed and Ram Autar, had come to the city from Uttar Pradesh to eliminate a sitting corporator of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.
Acting on information about their arrival in the city, a trap was laid to nab them near the Saki Naka area. On being spotted, they were told to surrender. However, the gangsters tried to escape by firing at the police and in the subsequent encounter with police, the duo was shot dead, police said.