A gangster standing trial for murder was shot dead in a courtroom by 2 rivals disguised as lawyers, say police

After a notorious Indian gangster was murdered by gunmen disguised as lawyers, a police officer stands guard at the entrance to the Rohini District Courtroom in New Delhi.
CNN reported that a notorious "gangster", was killed in an Indian courtroom.

Police said that the gangster was killed in the guise of two other gang members disguised as lawyers.

According to police, all three men were killed and an investigation into the incident has begun.

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CNN reports that two rival gang members disguised as lawyers shot and killed an Indian gangster in New Delhi.

According to media outlets, the gunmen opened fire on Jitender Gogi (30), who was being tried for murder.

Delhi Police tweeted that "Two Gangsters were killed in an immediate counterfire by Police when they opened fire in lawyers' attire at a Gangster UTP (under trial prisoner), in Rohini court premises today." "All three gangsters are dead. There was no other injury or death."

Police stated that an investigation is ongoing.

News 18 reports that Gogi was sentenced to prison last year for his involvement in 19 murders and attempted murders.

The Hindustan Times reported Gogi's involvement in a sophisticated organized crime network for many years. According to the Hindustan Times, Gogi continued to commit crimes while in jail. He allegedly used secret cellphones for extorting people from his high-security prison cell.

Sunil Maan was a childhood friend of Gogi before they became deadly rivals. According to The Hindustan Times, they had been fighting a bloody turf battle for over a decade.

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