The Haryana Special Task Force (STF) arrested a wanted criminal with Rs 1 lakh bounty on his head along with his accomplice after a brief exchange of fire, the STF Deputy Inspector General said on Saturday.
The accused, Moninder alias Monu, is a resident of Gurugram's Tiger village.
STF DIG B. Satheesh Balan said 18 cases are registered against Monu, which include murder, attempt to murder, robbery and other crimes.
Balan said acting on a tip-off, Inspector Surender Kumar and his team set up a barricade in Sector 34 near Delhi-Gurugram expressway late on Friday night.
When the vehicle, in which the alleged criminals were travelling, was signaled to stop by the police team, they opened fire on the STF team.
Balan said the two were arrested after a brief exchange of fire.
Monu received a bullet injury in his leg.
Three pistols and cartridges were recovered from the arrested.
Monu's accomplice was identified as Udham alias Bacchi, a resident of Rahimpur Village in Haryana's Palwal district.
(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)
Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.
As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.
Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.