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Interstate gangster, 3 associates arrested in Sonipat

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

An alleged interstate gangster Pavitar alias Dhola, who carried a bounty of Rs 75,000 on his head, was arrested with three associates today in Haryana's district, police said.

Pavitar's associates were identified as Abhishek and Vineet, hailing from Uttar Pradesh's district, and Sanjeev, a native of Bihar's district.

The arrests were made following a tip off received by a team of police that Pavitar and his associates were roaming with illegal weapons in looted cars near the border of Kundli village, a police said.

The four men were wanted in about two dozen cases of murder, attempt to murder and robbery, he said.

Two country made pistols, live cartridges and the looted vehicles were seized from the four men.

During interrogation, they confessed to their involvement in several criminal activities including theft of cars, motorcycles, cash and mobile phones, the added.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 20:20 IST