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Delhi court shootout: Dreaded gangster Jitender Gogi, 2 others shot dead

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New Delhi, Sep 24: Delhi's most-wanted gangster, Jitender Maan alias Gogi and two others were reportedly shot dead at a court in Delhi and left several people injured. Gogi was shot dead by a rival gang inside the court complex at Rohini. Reportedly, around 35-40 rounds were fired in the court premises.

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Deputy Commissioner of Police (Rohini) Pranav Tayal said the assailants were in the uniform of advocate when they fired at Gogi.

"The assailants opened fire at gangster Jitender Mann 'Gogi' when he was brought to Delhi's Rohini court by police for a hearing. In retaliation, two attackers were killed. Gogi has been shifted to a hospital," said DCP, Rohini.

The incident took place in Rohini court number 206, when two assailants, posing as lawyers fired at Gangster killing him on the spot while many others were injured. Meanwhile, the police acted swiftly and killed three assailants.

"2 gangsters killed in immediate counterfire by Police as they opened fire in lawyers attire at a gangster UTP in Rohini court premises today. All 3 gangsters dead. No other injury/death occurred. Jt CP Northern range will inquire into the incident & submit report, said the Delhi police.

Condemning the incident Rakesh Sherawat, Chairman, Bar Council of Delhi has demanded a probe.

"Incident (shootout) at Rohini Court is a major security lapse. We condemn it. Such incidents have been repeatedly happening, court security is at stake. Despite raising this issue to Delhi CP, no concrete step has been taken," said Rakesh Sherawat.

"It's due to the security personnel's carelessness that such incidents have been recurring. We will take this issue up in an urgent meeting, will try meeting Delhi CP either today or tomorrow...and demand action against responsible police officers," he added.

The gangster was arrested in April under Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) by Delhi Police's Special Cell.

More than 19 cases of murder and attempted murder, besides dozens of extortions, dacoities, carjackings and robberies have been registered against him.

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