A team of cops from Kavi Nagar Police Station arrested a criminal wanted under Gangsters Act by Sihani Gate Police Station and carrying a reward of Rs 25,000 on his head. The accused Asif who is a resident of Bulandshahar was nabbed after the police received a tip-off on the night of Oct 5 about a suspicious person standing near Chiranjeev Vihar Cut. As soon as the police team reached the spot the accused started fleeing upon which he was chased and caught. A pistol and 2 live cartridges were recovered from his possession. This was revealed by SP City Shlok Kumar to the media today.
The accused is a notorious criminal who has previously been to jail under several heinous offences committed in Ghaziabad and Bulandshahar. The reward on his head was declared by SSP Ghaziabad.