Saturday, 20 August 2016

Wanted criminal arrested in Dwarka

A criminal wanted in nearly 100 robbery and snatching cases and carrying a reward of Rs 50,000 was arrested here, police said today.

Manish, 35, was arrested by team of Special Cell from Old Palam Road Dwarka on August 17. He tried to flee by firing at the policemen in which one constable Ombir had a narrow escape, said a statement by Special Cell.

On an earlier occasion in June, Daryaganj police team had laid a trap to catch Manish near Geeta Colony flyover, but he dodged the waiting police party as a pillion rider and his close aide Manoj shot at them and injured a constable, it said.

Following the incident, a cash reward of Rs 50,000 was announced for his arrest by the Commissioner of Police.

The accused is wanted in nearly 100 cases and has been involved in 61 snatching cases.