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Delhi court shootout case: Gangsters Tillu Tajpuriya, Navin Balli arrested in Jitender Gogi murder

Officials aware of the developments on Wednesday said that jailed gangster Tillu Tajpuriya, one of the prime conspirators was taken in Crime Branch custody to question him about Jitender Gogi's killing.

Delhi court shootout case: Gangsters Tillu Tajpuriya, Navin Balli arrested in Jitender Gogi murder-dnm
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New Delhi, First Published Oct 7, 2021, 2:58 PM IST
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The Delhi Police's Crime Branch arrested Sunil Maan alias Tillu Tajpuriya and Naveen Dabas alias Naveen Bali for the murder of Jitender Maan alias Gogi inside a courtroom in Delhi’s Rohini courts last month.

Officials aware of the developments on Wednesday said that jailed gangster Tillu Tajpuriya, one of the prime conspirators was taken in Crime Branch custody to question him about Jitender Gogi's killing.

Followed by his interrogation, later, jailed gangster Naveen Balli was also taken into custody on Tuesday for two days in connection with the incident.

Earlier, two men Umang Yadav and Vinay Yadav were arrested by the police for helping the two gunmen, who disguised as lawyers and entered courtroom number 207, where they shot dead Gogi during a hearing on September 24.

Rahul Tyagi and Jagdeep alias Jagga, were shot dead during retaliation by the police team, just seconds after they shot at Gogi killing him on the spot.

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According to police, Naveen Balli was involved in the conspiracy to kill Jitender Gogi, PTI reported.

It was on his instructions that one of his associates Naveen Hooda had brought a Nepali citizen to Rohini court in a lawyer's dress armed with weapons on the day of the incident to join Rahul and Jagga, the other assailants, the report stated.

According to a preliminary investigation into the case, the instruction to kill Jitender Gogi was given on the phone by Tillu Tajpuriya.

Tajpuriya was in touch with his associates over VoIP call directing them on how to execute the plan, police had said.

Gogi, a resident of Alipur in outer Delhi, had at least 19 criminal cases, and topped the list of Delhi police’s most wanted men until his arrest in March 2020.

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