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Man wanted by Haryana Police held

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 39-year-old man, wanted by the Police for his alleged involvement in multiple cases of murder, robbery, extortion and attack on police personnel has been arrested here, the Police said today.

The Police had declared a reward of Rs one lakh on his head.

Kaptan alias Praveen is involved in nine cases of murder, attempt to murder, robbery, extortion and attack on police personnel, said Yadav, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell).

The accused was arrested for a case in 2003 and sentenced to life imprisonment, said the officer, adding he was granted bail in 2012.

After his release, he demanded his share of money from his business partners--Rajesh, Naresh, Gulab Singh. When they refused, Kaptan along with his associates hatched a conspiracy to eliminate them.

On December 8 last year, the accused along with his seven associates killed Rajesh, Naresh, Gulab Singh, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, the police arrested Kaptan from GTK Bypass bus stop from outer yesterday. A sophisticated pistol of .32 bore along with three live cartridges was seized from him, they added.

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First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 22:42 IST