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Rohini Court Shootout Case: Police Arrests Main Conspirator Rakesh Tajpuriya in Delhi

Rakesh was the main conspirator behind the killing of his gang’s rival Jitender alias Gogi.

File photo of a district court in Rohini, New Delhi where the blast took place on December 9, 2021. (Image: PTI)

New Delhi: The main conspirator of the shootout in Rohini Court, wherein gangster Jitender Gogi was killed, has been arrested after a brief exchange of fire from north Delhi’s Narela Industrial area, police said on Wednesday.

The accused has been identified as Rakesh Tajpuriya (31), a resident of Alipur and associate of Tillu gang, they said.

According to police, Rakesh is one of the most active members and sharp shooters of Tillu gang. He was carrying a reward of Rs 50,000.

One semi-automatic pistol with three live cartridges and three empty shells were recovered from the spot, police said.

Rakesh was the main conspirator behind the killing of his gang’s rival Jitender alias Gogi as per the directions of Sunil Tillu from jail, they said.

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Police said that on Tuesday, they received a tip-off that Rakesh would come near Xing Chemical Factory Road, Narela Industrial area around 10 pm to meet his associate.

“A trap was laid and Rakesh was seen riding a bike near the spot. He was asked to surrender, but the accused dropped his bike and fired two rounds at police. Police also fired one round and overpowered Rakesh,” Deputy commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Jasmeet Singh said.

Rakesh was involved in more than 12 criminal cases, including of murder, attempt to murder, extortion, in Delhi and Haryana in last 10 years, police said.

Rakesh was wanted in the most sensational case of broad day shootout in Rohini Court on September 24, 2021 in which Jitender Gogi was killed. Gogi was gunned down by the two gangsters of Sunil Tillu gang who had entered the court complex in the dress of lawyers, the DCP said.

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Both the shooters and arms used in the shootout were arranged by Rakesh as per directions of Sunil Tillu and he himself remained outside the court during the shootout, police said.

In 2020 and 2021, Rakesh, along with his associates, had killed Sonu Kanda, Kulbir Mathur and Nitesh, all members of Gogi gang, police said.

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