The gun wielding Delhi rioter Shahrukh who opened fire on a cop, is suspected of being linked to the notorious Chenu gang which is active in Northeast Delhi and parts of Uttar Pradesh, The Print has reported.
As per the report, cops have found that Shahrukh was in touch with members of the Chenu gang but it is yet to be established whether he was a member. The semi-automatic 7.65-bore pistol used by Shahrukh was made in Bihar and was procured by him about two years ago.
The Delhi police officials are probing whether Shahrukh was responsible for arranging weapons for other rioters and if he was involved in instigating mobs.
Shahrukh’s father too has been identified as a criminal who has cases registered against him under on charges of drug peddling and smuggling fake currency notes. He had been released on bail just three days ahead of Shahrukh’s shooting incident.
The father was reportedly born as a Sikh who had later converted to Islam for marrying a Muslim woman.
As per earlier reports, Shahrukh’s mother too is said to be a notorious drug peddler.
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