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Absconding murder convict nabbed from UP by Thane cops

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

A murder convict who had jumped has been arrested by from his home town of in Uttar Pradesh, a said here Friday.

was among the three accused convicted for the murder of in Carvalho Nagar area here on December 5, 1994.

The murder had taken place over a property dispute.

of Thane crime branch said that Singh was serving life sentence at Nashik Central Jail since 1997.

He was granted in 2000 and did not return to the prison after being released, Thackeray said.

After receiving a tip-off, a police team led by Thackeray and of UP police raided his house in Thursday and nabbed him, he said.

A mob of locals, including a large number of women, tried to prevent police from taking Singh in custody and some policemen were injured in the scuffle, the senior police inspector said.

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 19:30 IST
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