<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Delhi Police have arrested a man from southeast Delhi’s Sangam Vihar for his alleged involvement in leading a mob to attack a group of people which had left two dead and 15 others injured in Rajasthan’s Bharatpur district in mid-July this year. The brutal attack was sparked by a land dispute, police said.Police say that the accused, identified as Sikandar, is also an active bootlegger and mainly supplies in areas of south and southeast Delhi.Sikandar is the second person to be arrested for the killings by Delhi Police in this case. He was arrested from south Delhi’s Tughlaqabad village on Friday based on a tip-off. A pistol was seized from him.Sikandar, who hails from Pichoona village in Bharatpur district, had also been arrested a decade ago by the Malviya Nagar police for allegedly abducting and raping a woman.”It has come to light that Sikandar and his family were involved in a property dispute with another group in his village. Police said that as a result he and his family decided to threaten their rivals into parting with their property.”On July 14, Sikandar, his friends and a few family members left for their village from Delhi, lanced with rifles, pistols, axes and iron rods. There, they confronted the rival group and following a heated argument, Sikandar and his aides assaulted the other group,” said a senior officer.Police said hundreds of rounds were allegedly fired and victims were thrashed using axes and rods. Two persons were dead and 15 others sustained bullet and critical injuries, while the assailants fled immediately from the spot.The incident sparked protests and agitation, and following this, Delhi Police’s Crime Branch managed to arrest one of the attackers two days after the killings. The others so far haven’t been apprehended yet.CasualtiesTwo persons were dead and 15 others sustained bullet injuries and critical injuries in the mob attack.Police said hundreds of rounds were allegedly fired and victims were thrashed using axes and rods. The incident sparked protests. Following this, Delhi the police managed to arrest one of the attackers two days after the killings. The others so far remain at large.
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