more-news

Uttar Pradesh gangster held in Delhi

New Delhi, Sep 7 : A gangster from Uttar Pradesh carrying a bounty of Rs.50,000 on his head and suspected to be involved in 15 dacoities was arrested here by the Delhi Police, an officer said Saturday.


Shadab Qureshi - who is wanted in more than 20 cases of robbery, dacoity and murder in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut, Ghaziabad and Muzaffar Nagar - was arrested from north Delhi's Ashok Vihar area Friday, police said.

Qureshi earlier had hideouts in east Delhi and north Delhi's Inderlok and Wazirpur areas.

"A trap was laid near Major Dhyan Chand Sports Complex in Ashok Vihar area where Qureshi stopped his car, came out and started walking," said Ravindra Yadav, additional commissioner of police (crime branch).

"He was asked to surrender by police team but he whipped out his pistol and fired at police in order to escape. After several rounds of retaliation firing, he was arrested," said the officer.

He disclosed his involvement in 15 dacoities, police said.

Qureshi, who earlier ran a meat shop in Meerut, entered the world of crime after coming in contact with Margoob, a local criminal, police said.

--IANS (Posted on 07-09-2013)

more-news headlines

SC should order BJP leader Giriraj's arrest: Soz

AAP Delhi legislator arrested, gets bail

File FIR against Kishtwar police chief, directs poll official

NC is a public movement: Omar

"Rahul can't handle Amethi, how will he run the nation"

FIR filed against Giriraj Singh

Giriraj's statement irresponsible: Sushil Modi

Omar asks Geelani to identify Modi "emissaries"

Woman held for extorting Delhi bizman

Sixth complaint filed against Haryana minister Kataria

Rs.15 lakh cash seized in Jharkhand ahead of polls

BJP questions Congress's commitment towards Assam

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top