On Saturday, a Special Cell of the Delhi Police reportedly apprehended a 49-year-old notorious criminal named Mohammed Israel who had been absconding since July 2019. A resident of Samana village in the district of Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh, Israel operated under the alias of Ajay Bidhuri.
Notorious criminal Mohammad Israel (49) s/o Sahabuddin r/o Village Samana, Distt. Ghaziabad, UP arrested by special cell ten months after he jumped parole. He had taken the alias of Ajay Bidhuri to dodge the police.— Raj Shekhar Jha (@rajshekharTOI) May 24, 2020
The notorious criminal had been evading the police for 10 months after he had escaped parole. Israel had been a member of a biker gang and was planning for an armed robbery in the Delhi-NCR region, amidst the Coronavirus lockdown.
In order to nab criminals operating across various States, Inspector Shiv Kumar led the operation to nab Mohammed Israel. He had received a tip-off that the notorious criminal would travel to MB road on a bike between 7 and 8 pm on May 23. This vital piece of information was obtained after more than 4 months of conducting surveillance and gathering intelligence.
2. Sources were deployed, urveillance was mounted and requisite intelligence in this regard was gathered. After efforts of more than 4 months, specific ifo was received that Israel will be going to MB road on 23.05.2020 between 7 to 8 PM on a bike.— Raj Shekhar Jha (@rajshekharTOI) May 24, 2020
As such, a team was constituted by the Special Cell of the Delhi Police to nab Israel. Around 7 pm, the criminal arrived on his Yamaha motorcycle at the bus stand near Kaya Maya Hospital in MB road. He was then surrounded by the cops. Israel took out his pistol and threatened to fire at the police.
4. He was asked to surrender but he fired a shot towards the team members. In self defense, SI Pawan also fired in the air and Israel was finally overpowered and disarmed. One pistol with 3 live cartridges were recovered.— Raj Shekhar Jha (@rajshekharTOI) May 24, 2020
Even though he was asked to surrender, the criminal fired at the cops. Sensing the gravity of the situation, Sub-Inspector Pawan fired a shot in the air. Eventually, Mohammed Israel was overpowered and hi pistol was seized. The cops also recovered 3 live rounds of ammunition from him.