Noida : The Noida police Sunday said they have bust a gang of four criminals operating in and around the national capital region (NCR).
The police in a press release said the criminals were planning to rob an ATM at a shopping mall in Sector 62 Noida. On being questioned by a police patrol, they started firing at the team. The police retaliated and soon overpowered them.
Two pistols, a gun and six cartridges along with three mobile phones and a Maruti van were seized ffrom the four gangsters.
City police superintendent Sadhna Goswami said the criminals during sustained interrogation disclosed their identities as Amit Kumar, Deepak, Sandeep Tomar and Sanjiv.
A criminal history of the four indicated they were active criminals in Ghaziabad, Noida, Baghpat, Muzaffar Nagar and Meerut areas. They confessed they specialized in contract killings, extortion, acquiring disputed properties in the NCR, added Goswami.