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Gangster arrested in Ghaziabad

IANS  |  Ghaziabad 

Police arrested a gangster, who carried a Rs 50,000 reward on his head, during an encounter here on Monday.

Acting on a tip-off, the gangster Sumit Jat, a resident of Meerut, was arrested along with his accomplice Ashu Chaddha.

The gangsters had opened fire at the police team.

According to police, Sumit was wanted in 11 criminal cases while Ashu Chaddha was involved in seven cases.

The police recovered a carbine, three pistols, a gun, a huge stock of cartridges, a Nissan Terrano car and Rs 32,000 in cash.

The criminals revealed during interrogation that one of their accomplices, Ajay, fled during the encounter.

According to the police, Jat and Chaddha looted Rs 10 lakh from a trader in during the demonetisation period out of which Rs 32,000 were recovered from them.



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First Published: Mon, April 17 2017. 16:32 IST