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Police arrest wanted criminal in Ghaziabad

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

A wanted criminal having reward of Rs 50 thousand on his head was arrested Sunday from Indira area here, police said.

Azmal Pahadi, a native of Muzaffarnagar, is an active member of Nafees Kaliya gang, they said.

On a tip-off, police intercepted a motor cycle on Elevated Road here and arrested the accused, Senior of Police said.

Police have recovered a country made pistol, two live cartridges and a stolen motorcycle used in crimes, he said.

Pahadi was wanted in cases of extortion, loot and killings in district. The general of police of Moradabad zone had declared a reward of Rs 50 thousand on his arrest.

Nine criminal cases were registered against him at Nazibabad and two at Indira Police Station, the SSP said, adding he has been sent to jail.

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First Published: Sun, September 16 2018. 19:30 IST