"In both the cases, the victims had lodged complaints with the police's PCR section. A sub-inspector and a head constable were assigned to arrest the accused," said Deputy Commissioner of Police (North West) Vijayanta Arya.
Appu along with Pooja was intercepted at Ring Road. When asked to surrender, Appu fired bullets at the policemen from his countrymade pistol. The policemen fired back, injuring Appu in the leg and abdomen, Arya said.
"During the gun fight, Pooja managed to escape, but Appu was arrested. He was admitted to a hospital where he is stable now," Arya added.
Pooja was also arrested later. The police team recovered two gold chains from her.