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Haryana police arrests wanted criminal with country-made pistol

Press Trust of India  |  Rohtak 

Police today arrested a wanted criminal carrying a reward of Rs 25,000 on his head from near a bridge on outer bypass of road in this district and seized a country-made pistol from him.

Rakesh Mokharia, a former national level wrestler, was declared "most wanted" by in the 2017 Balbir murder case, the police said.

Acting on a tip-off that Mokharia, carrying an illegal weapon, was roaming near the bridge with an intention to commit a criminal offence, a police team rushed to the spot and arrested him, they said.

A case was registered against the accused at Shivaji Colony Police Station, the police said.

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 20:25 IST