A criminal, carrying a bounty of Rs 25,000 on his head, was arrested following an encounter with police in Ghaziabad's Indirapuram on Saturday.
Rashid, a native of Bulandshahr district, is wanted in more than a dozen cases, the police said.
The encounter took place on Saturday evening when the police tried to intercept Rashid, who was on a motorcycle.
The criminal opened fire at the policemen and tried to escape, but suffered a leg injury in retaliatory firing. He was admitted to a hospital.
One policeman was also injured in the incident and was taken to a hospital.
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