India, Jan. 11 -- Delhi Police's special cell on Thursday nabbed three men who they claimed were involved in the murder of two youngsters who were found shot in outer Delhi's Ranhola earlier this week.

Police said that the actual target of the killers was a man named Sachin Thapa, an alleged local extortionist who escaped unhurt in the attack.

The killings were carried out to avenge an assault that had taken place three weeks earlier, said Sanjeev Kumar Yadav, deputy commissioner of police (special cell).

The bullet-ridden bodies of Deepak and Neeraj, both 21, were found along the divider of the Nangloi-Najafgarh Road around 10pm on Sunday.

Local police had initially suspected that the bodies were dumped at the spot and the men were k...