2 UP goons shot dead in Delhi

In a late-night encounter, Noida Police gunned down two suspected Uttar Pradesh (UP)-based criminals on Monday. The two have been identified as Vinay Katiar, a wanted criminal from Etah district in UP, and Mukesh.

Police said they began trailing Katiar's white Maruti Esteem after receiving a tip-off. Noida Superintendent of Police (SP) AK Tripathi said, "We had specific information that some criminals were coming to the hosiery complex in phase II in an Esteem car on Monday night. Our patrol team began trailing Katiar after spotting the Esteem roaming suspiciously in the area."

When police signaled Katiar to stop the car, he and his accomplices opened fire from a carbine. "The criminals sustained gunshot injuries in retaliatory fire and were rushed to a nearby hospital where they were pronounced dead," Tripathi said.

Police sources said there was one more person in the car who managed to escape.

DNA Correspondent/ DNA-Daily News & Analysis Source: 3D Syndication