The main door was found bolted from inside, but the side door was found not to be bolted and it was pushed.
Immediately, the team members went inside the flat in order to apprehend the suspects. No sooner did the team entered inside the flat, the occupants of the flat opened fire upon police party. The team members also fired in self defence to apprehend the terrorists.
In between, Sh. Sanjeev Kumar Yadav, ACP NDR alongwith Inspector Ramesh Chandra Lamba, SI Bhoop Singh, SI Harender Kumar, ASI Satish Kumar, ASI Shahjahan and other staff also reached at the spot. During the cross firing, Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma and HC Balwant Singh sustained bullet injuries.
Two militants also sustained bullet injuries in cross firing, while two other militantsmanaged to escape from the flat while firing on the police party.
The injured police officers and the militants were immediately removed to hospital. One of the militants namely Mohd. Saif, son of Sh. Shadab Ahmad, resident of Village & PO Sanjarpur, PS Sarai Meer, Tehsil Nijamabad, District Ajamgarh (UP) surrendered before the police party.
The names of the escaped militants were revealed by Mohd. Saif as Junaid and Pappu. During the cursory search of the flat, one A.K. Series rifle alongwith two magazines containing 30 live rounds each was recovered from the far end right side room of the militants besides two pistols of .30 bore lying near the two injured militants. The militants have obstructed the police party in discharging their official duties and fired with intent to kill the police officials.
The complaint was endorsed by Inspector J.S. Joon, on the basis of which FIR No. 208/08 was registered in PS Jamia Nagar for offence punishable U/s 186/353/307/332/34 IPC and U/s 25 and 27 of The Arms Act.
Apart from aforesaid complaint, one Ovais Malik, resident of House No. J1/A, 4th Floor, Batla House set legal machinery into motion, by informing police control room, that he heard sound of firing between 10.3011.15 am.
During investigation, IO Inspector J.S. Joon found following articles lying in that flat: KF049MM22, 8 empty cartridges (fired) having marking of 7.62/2S S&B and three empty cartridges (fired) having marking of KF01A7 and 13 fired bullets.
One A.K Series Rifle alongwith two magazines and 60 live cartridges from right side bed room of that flat, one pistol of .30 bore from drawing room alongwith one live cartridge in its chamber having marking of “CAL.30
A case titled as Hazari Lal Vs. State (Delhi Administration) AIR 1983 SC 873 where it was observed by the Supreme Court of India that evidence of a Police Officer laying trap if found reliable can be accepted without corroboration.