Wanted criminal, associate held after encounter with police in UP's Hathras

By ANI | Published: April 21, 2021 11:44 AM 2021-04-21T11:44:44+5:30 2021-04-21T11:55:07+5:30

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday arrested a wanted criminal with a Rs 1 lakh bounty on his head, after an encounter in the state's Hathras district.

Wanted criminal, associate held after encounter with police in UP's Hathras | Wanted criminal, associate held after encounter with police in UP's Hathras

Wanted criminal, associate held after encounter with police in UP's Hathras

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The Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday arrested a wanted criminal with a Rs 1 lakh bounty on his head, after an encounter in the state's Hathras district.

As per the police, the wanter criminal, Gaurav Sharma, was absconding for a month since March after allegedly shooting a man who had filed a molestation case against him in 2018, in Sasni. His accomplice also arrested, it added.

"The criminal - Gaurav Sharma, was injured after being shot. He has been hospitalised. He, along with his friends had shot dead a man in March. Four people were arrested. His friend was also wanted in a murder case in Morena in Madhya Pradesh," said Vineet Jaiswal, Superintendent of Police, Hathras.

"A reward of Rs 25,000 will be announced for the team that arrested them," Jaiswal added.

( With inputs from ANI )

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