Green Park encounter: absconding Satte gang member held

The South district police arrested an absconding associate of the Satya Prakash alias Satte gang on Tuesday evening.

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: February 11, 2009 1:18:04 am

The South district police arrested an absconding associate of the Satya Prakash alias Satte gang on Tuesday evening.

According to the police,Sonu Chikna,who had escaped when Satya Prakash and his associates were arrested after the Green Park encounter January 19,was arrested from the Jhandewalan area of Central district.

A senior officer said: “On a tip-off,we laid a trap in the specified area and arrested Chikna around 6 pm.” The police said Chikna was involved in several heinous crimes.

“Chikna is from Uttar Pradesh and has committed several crimes in Delhi and the NCR,” the officer said. Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) H G S Dhaliwal confirmed the arrest but did not divulge further details. Police sources said Chikna’s interrogation was on.

“He had come to Green Park along with other gang members to rob a bank. However,sensing that they have been trapped,Chikna escaped and couldn’t be nabbed that day,” said a source.

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