Delhi

Gurugram police arrest 2 proclaimed offenders

One of them carries a bounty of ₹50,000

Two proclaimed offenders, wanted in several criminal cases, have been arrested by the Sector 31 Crime Branch of Gurugram Police. One of the accused carries a cash reward of ₹50,000 on his head.

Acting on a tip-off, the Crime Branch team led by Inspector Naveen arrested Jallu alias Jalauddin, a resident of Tauru, on Tuesday for allegedly taking a truck driver and his helper as hostage and committing a robbery. A case was registered at Pataudi police station in this connection two years ago and the accused was declared a proclaimed offender the previous year. A case was also registered against him in this connection under Section 174 of the Indian Penal Code.

Wanted in 28 cases

Several dozen cases of robbery, theft, snatching and under the Arms Act were registered against the accused at Tauru, Pataudi, Jhajjar, Rohtak, Bhiwani, Nuh, Palwal and Maharashtra. He was wanted in 28 cases, said the police

Following his arrest, he was produced before the court and remanded to two days police custody for interrogation.

Similarly, the police team arrested Amjad, a resident of Nuh, on Monday in connection with the theft in an ATM booth of a private bank. A case was registered at Sector 53 police station in this connection on May 7 last year. Amjad was later declared a proclaimed offender in the case.

He was wanted in 30 cases of robbery, dacoity, vehicle theft and opening fire on the police. The Gurugram police had announced a cash reward of ₹50,000 on his head.

He was produced before the court on the day of arrest and remanded to police custody for three days, said the police.

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