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Uttar Pradesh: Wanted criminal arrested in Ghaziabad

News Agencies | Updated on: 8 September 2019, 11:08 IST

A criminal, carrying a bounty of Rs 25,000 on his head, was arrested following an encounter with police in Ghaziabad's Indirapuram on Saturday.

Rashid, a native of Bulandshahr district, is wanted in more than a dozen cases, the police said.

The encounter took place on Saturday evening when the police tried to intercept Rashid, who was on a motorcycle.

The criminal opened fire at the policemen and tried to escape, but suffered a leg injury in retaliatory firing. He was admitted to a hospital.

One policeman was also injured in the incident and was taken to a hospital.

-ANI

First published: 8 September 2019, 11:08 IST
 
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