Four memers of the Rajesh Bharti gang were gunned down by Delhi Police's Special cell after an encounter in the national capital's Chhatarpur area. As per reports, six police personnel and one gang member were also injured. The gang leader Rajesh Bharti was also shot dead by the police.
A team from the Special Cell, which is the anti-terror unit of the city police, intercepted Bharti and his men at Fatehpur Beri. Bharti and his men were asked to surrender but they fired at the policemen, Delhi Police said
The Rajesh Bharti gang has been found to be involved in several murders in the last two years. In July 2017, a 21-year-old sharpshooter of the Rajesh Bharti gang was arrested.
The gang is know to leave behind a hand written note at the scene of the murder to spread fear among people.
Rajesh Bharti, a carjacker, who has been committing a series of crimes in Dwarka, Najafgarh and nearby areas, is said to be the leader of the gang. He belongs to a village near Rohtak and has over a dozen cases of snatching cars lodged against him. He was wanted in several cases and had fled away from the custody of Haryana Police.