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Jul 29, 2013 at 11:30pm IST

Two accused of firing at constable arrested

Two persons, accused of shooting at a constable on July 9, were on Monday arrested during a vehicle checking drive in Loni area here, police said.  The accused have been identified as Rajeev and Gopal, aged between 25 and 30 years, they said, adding, six stolen bikes were recovered from their possession.

Constable Vipul had sustained bullet injuries in a firing between a police team and three armed assailants on July 9.

Police have already arrested their accomplice Amardeep who was also injured in the shootout.  Rajeev and Gopal used to steal bike in Delhi-NCR and sell them in other areas.

Two accused of firing at constable arrested

Two accused of firing at constable arrested

"We got information that Rajeev and Gopal were coming to Loni following which we laid a trap and arrested them near Hajipur area. They confessed to their crime," said a senior police officer.

Police said a case has been registered against Rajeev and Gopal under relevant sections.  "We are now interrogating them to get further leads about their other accomplices active in vehicle-theft," the officer said.