Muzaffarnagar, Dec 1: Special Task force (STF) of Uttar Pradesh police has arrested a dreaded criminal after a brief encounter in Khatauli area of the district on late Friday night.
UP police had announced a reward of Rs one lakh on his head for several cases of dacoity and other crimes.
STF sources here on Saturday said that the criminal identified as Akram Quereshi was arrested after a brief encounter.
"A country made pistol and five live cartridges were recovered from his possession."
Around 37 FIRs of dacoity and other crimes were registered against Akram in Muzaffarnagar and others nearby this district. (UNI)