Encounter breaks out in Delhi’s Sarai Kalen Khan area, criminal injured

An encounter broke out on August 2 morning at around 5.15 am between police and a criminal (Saddam Hussein) of the Neeraj Bhawania gang in New Delhi’s Sarai Kale Khan area near Millennium depot.

After receiving information via police sources regarding the movement of criminal Hussein crossing the area on a bike, the police came into action and the encounter took place at around 5:15 am.

“Through our sources, we got to know that Hussein would be passing by on a bike, so the police official ran to get hold of him during that moment he received the bullet,” the police official said.

Police official further added, “During the encounter, Hussein sustained a bullet injury on his leg and was immediately shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment. Even a police official sustained a bullet injury during the encounter but survived as he was wearing a bulletproof jacket.”

Hussein is one of the leading members of Neeraj Bhanja gang. Earlier he has been charged with more than a dozen criminal cases and has also been sentenced to five years in jail.

The criminal has been shifted to a hospital and the encounter has concluded.

More details on the same are awaited.