Inter-state gangster arrested in Delhi

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New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Delhi Police have arrested an inter-state gangster who was involved in dozens of cases related to murder, attempt to murder and robbery in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi, a police officer said on Monday, adding that the accused also ran his own gang.

“A Special Cell team on Friday night got a tip-off about Rizwan (29), the accused, who was hiding in a house in Seelampur in North-east Delhi. Rizwan was arrested following a raid in the building,” Deputy Commissioner of Police P.S. Kushwaha said.

Rizwan was carrying a reward of Rs 50,000 on his head announced by the Delhi Police while the Uttar Pradesh Police declared a reward of Rs 70,000 for his capture, Kushwaha said.

Rizwan was evading arrest by hiding in different states for the past several months, he added.

“The accused was involved in over 30 criminal cases in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. He was also involved in an armed robbery at the Anand Vihar police station in 2015.

“The accused was planning to commit some heinous crime in the trans-Yamuna area of the capital,” the DCP said.

–IANS

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