A notorious criminal said to be leader of a gang called D-50 was arrested after a shoot-out with Sihani Gate cops, at Lohia Nagar in the wee hours of today, in which the criminal was shot at in the leg while one cop also received a gun shot, it was informed by SP City, Akash Tomar.
The said cop has been admitted to Nagar Hospital in the vicinity for treatment. One of his associates managed to escape. The police have recovered one stolen scooty that has been previously used in a murder as well as one country-made gun with live cartridges. The arrested accused is Mursalim alias Murli, a resident of Farukhnagar in Ghaziabad. He is a history sheeter with at least 24 known cases against him at various police stations in Baghpat, Noida and Ghaziabad. The escaped criminal is one Abhe Raja.