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Man involved in illicit liquor trade arrested

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

arrested a man here on Friday for alleged involvement in liquor trade, officials said.

The arrested was identified as Anoop Singh, a native Afzalpur village in Sahibabad.

of Police said on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday police personnel signalled a bike to stop near Karhera area, however the rider sped away.

"Details of the biker were flashed to the control room, from where it was relayed to all nearby stations. Soon, the rider was cornered and he opened fired at the police party. In retaliatory fire, Singh sustained bullet injury on his right leg," he said.

Singh was immediately rushed for treatment at the nearest hospital. He confessed to have fired gun shots in the air on January 13, to scare the residents of Tulsi Niketan area. As many as thirty criminal cases are registered against him in and Ghaziabad, the added.

Earlier, residents of Tulsi Niketan area had filed a police complaint regarding Singh's illegal trade, police said.

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 19:35 IST