New Delhi : Gangster Hashim Baba, who was absconding in several cases of robbery, murder and extortion, was arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police after the encounter. Reward of Rs 6 lakh was declared on Hashim Baba. During the encounter, a total of 8 rounds were fired, in which 3 rounds were fired by Hashim Baba and 5 rounds were fired by the police. A bullet hit Hashim Baba’s left leg.
The Delhi Police’s Special Cell, in search of Hashim Baba, intercepted a phone call, through which the police found out that Hashim Baba was going to come to his wife’s house in the Subhash Park area of Shahdara district. After this, the police set a trap in that area.
At around 6 am on Tuesday morning, the police saw Hashim Baba leaving the house. Hashim got out of the house and went straight towards his bike. The police say that as soon as Hashim Baba was sitting on his bike, he suspected that the police surrounded him and he opened fire on the police team. The police also retaliated.
According to the police, a total of 8 rounds of shots were fired on the spot, of which the first 3 rounds were fired by Hashim Baba, after which the police fired 5 rounds, out of which one shot hit Hashim Baba’s leg and he was injured, while the policemen were saved by their bullet proof jackets. The police immediately rushed him to a nearby hospital.
Police recovered a 9 mm pistol and some empty and live cartridges from the spot. Hashim Baba has been accused in many cases of murder and robbery. On Hashim, the police had declared a reward of Rs 6 lakhs. Police say that after interrogating Hashim Baba, information about many other accused will be found.