A wanted criminal and notorious shooter, Monu and another gang member, Aasu alias Praveen Garag and Rahul Kala’s shooter were arrested by the Muradnagar police on Monday.
Muradnagar is a City and a municipal board in Ghaziabad district in one of the Indian states Uttar Pradesh.
The accused Monu got arrested with illegal weapon like 02 live cartridges and shell cartridges with one 315 bore revolver. A motorbike was also recovered from him.
The Daily Vendor Newspaper learnt that a policeman was also shot during the encounter.
According to police sources, today, 27.09.2021 at around 19:40 hrs, a police checking was going on by Muradnagar Police led by SOG Team by Superintend of Police, Rural. During checking the Police saw the notorious gang and asked them to surrender to the Police. The miscreants tried to run away and started firing on the policemen with the intention of killing them, as a result the Police returned fire.
Monu got hit by a bullet on his left leg, while Pawan also sustained bullet injury on his left hand during the encounter.
A dozen cases were registered against the arrested criminals and for different types of criminal activities. According to police sources, during the ‘Operation, habitual and dreaded criminals who are wanted in cases of murder, loot and burglary were made a part of the list.
He added that police would keep a strict watch on the movements of these criminals while activities of old history-sheeters would also be observed. Crime in Ghaziabad district has also increased.