Baghpat, Jan 25 : Uttar Pradesh police has arrested a dreaded Bawariya gang leader after a brief encounter at Adampur village in the outskirts of the city.
The arrested criminals identified as Ramveer, was also injured during the encounter, on whom the UP police had announced a reward of Rs 50,000.Police here on Friday said that Ramveer was going on a motorcyle near the Pusara bus stand last night when he was stopped by police. He opened fire on them and fled from the spot. After a long chase by the police at Adampur village, Ramveer, along with two policemen, were injured. While, Ramveer got bullet injury on his leg, the policemen injured have been identified as Devdutt and Mukesh.
However, some of the accomplice of Ramveer managed to flee from the scene. Police said a country-made gun and several round of cartridges were recovered from the possession of Ramveer, on whom there are at least over a dozen of criminals cases in Lucknow and other parts of the state. (UNI)