Four suspected criminals were killed, while six police personnel were injured in an encounter between a team of Delhi Police Special Cell and members of the notorious Rajesh Bharti gang near Chattarpur on Saturday afternoon.
According to police sources, the police team intercepted the gang members near Chattarpur after receiving a tip-off regarding their arrival and coming together to execute some crime.
In the ensuing exchange of gunfire between police and the suspected gangsters, five of the criminals, including Rajesh Bharti, who carries a reward of Rs one lakh on his head, were hit, the sources said.
Six police personnel were injured during the exchange of fire, in which several rounds were used and lasted for quite some time.
Further investigation was on. Forensic and other teams were at the spot, when reports last came in.