The action was carried out as part of "Operation Clean", a special initiative of Gautam Buddh Nagar police to make roads safer, the officials said. Around Rs 26,700 was collected in fines during the operation.
"The incident took place this morning near Sector 90, under Phase 2 police station. Tyagi got two bullet injuries on his legs in the gunfight with the police and has been admitted to a hospital for treatment," police said.
According to police, the victim Chandan Jha, a CA student, had registered his Swift Dzire with an app-based aggregator. The accused, Ankit, would drive the cab and Jha would pay him. Police said that Jha went missing on May 15, following which a complaint was filed at Shakarpur police station by his family.
Confirming the arrests, Superintendent of Police, Greater Noida, Vineet Jaiswal said, "The accused are being sent to jail, while the key accused in the case, Wasim, was arrested on Monday and is behind the bars."