Muzaffarnagar, Aug 28: A wanted criminal was arrested while his accomplice managed to escape after an encounter in Jansath area, police said here on Wednesday. Senior Superintendent of Police Abhishek Yadav here said that acting on a tip-off, police team late on Tuesday night intercepted two motorbike-borne suspects at Basai road but they opened fire on the team.
In retaliatory firing, a criminal was injured while one other managed to flee. The injured was identified as Sanjay Valmiki, a wanted criminal absconding from a long time. Mr Yadav said that several cases of loot and murder were lodged against Sanjay Valmiki was carrying a reward of Rs 25,000 on his head.UNI