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Wanted criminal arrested from Karnal


Press Trust of India Chandigarh
In a major break-through, the Haryana Police today arrested a wanted criminal carrying a reward of Rs 50,000 on his head, police said.
Rishipal alias Pradeep was arrested from Meerut road in Karnal, a police spokesman said, adding eight loaded illegal weapons were recovered from him.
He said the arrested criminal, a resident of Chulkana village in Panipat, was accused in several crimes involving murder, attempt to murder, theft, robbery, criminal intimidation and conspiracy.
He said 20 cases were registered against him in different police stations of Panipat, Sonipat and Karnal districts.
The police team recovered a 9 mm pistol, five pistols of 315 bore, two pistols of 12 bore and 11 live cartridges. A case was registered against him at Sadar Police Station, he said.
During interrogation, it was revealed the accused had killed a man of his village over an old rivalry last month. A case was registered in Samalkha Police Station in this connection.
The accused also confessed that he had brought the weapons from Uttar Pradesh with an intention to kill a person of his village, the spokesman said.

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First Published: Aug 30 2018 | 7:50 PM IST

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