The Delhi Police on Tuesday arrested five people, including two contract killers, in connection with shooting a 30-year-old woman in Dwarka Sector 12.
The incident took place on July 11 when two motorbike borne riders shot at her near the Hotel Radisson at around 8.00 am. The woman was driving her car and was returning after dropping her son at school. Later the victim was identified as Kiren and had sustained injuries on her neck. However, her condition is stable now.
The announcement of the arrest came weeks after the incident. During this period a joint team of police officials, special staffs, supervised by DCP, Dwarka District, Anto Alfonse, and Additional DCP, Dwarka District, RP Meena began a manhunt. The team was also comprised of ACP, Dwarka, Rajender Singh, and comprising Inspector Sanjay Kumar, SHO/Dwarka (North), Inspector Naveen Kumar, Inspector Ramkishan, Inspector Rajender, and others.
Seven teams of the above-mentioned officers were made. Each team was assigned to complete different tasks including, scanning the CCTV footage, examining call detail records of the suspects, tracing the men involved in it, and interrogating friends and family members.
The main conspirator, Chandra Prakash aka Chintu is a resident of Najafgarh. He was arrested today and further interrogation resulted in the arrest of four others involved. The other four accused are identified as Giri Raj Singh, Pinku, Gulab and Narender.
Police recovered 15 live rounds and two motorcycles along with Rs 90,000 in cash at the time of the arrest.
Chintu initiated his plan after his uncle, Premchand, committed suicide. Chintu's aunt blamed the victim for her husband's death, as he was friends with the victim. Chintu conspired to take his uncle's revenge and formed the plan. He contacted his friend from jail time,Giri Raj Singh and asked to murder the victim. The deal was fixed in January for Rs 5 lakh. Chintu paid Rs 2 lakh in advance along with all the details of the victim.
In order to execute the plan, Giri Raj Singh roped his friends, Gulab and Narender in the plan. Gulab arranged the weapon while Narender arranged the motorbike.
The Attack Day:
On 11th July 2019 Singh and Pinku came to Dwarka and intercepted the victim near school of her child. They followed her on a motorcycle and fired at her near Radisson Blue Hotel Dwarka Sector 13 and fled from the scene after the incident. On their way they changed motorcycles and clothes.
Giri Raj Singh and Pinku have also confessed that they had committed robbery of Rs 7 lakh from a car in Maidan Garhi area.