Nine people, including six cops, held after Bollywood-style escape of UP gangster
| Saturday | 30th March, 2019
Meerut: Nine suspects, including six policemen, were arrested by Meerut police in the escape of gangster Badan Singh Baddo from a city hotel on Thursday evening.
According to a source, Baddo was brought to a hotel where the gangster is said to owns stakes as well.
The hotel is now run by his long-time associate and business partner who is also under scanner for his alleged role in the escape.Caption: The gangster's pictures on his Facebook account
His passport, which was issued from Udham Singh Nagar in Uttarakhand, was cancelled after he was convicted in one of the cases,” Meerut SSP Nitin Tiwari said.Reacting to speculation that the gangster may have fled the country, STF sleuths claimed that immigration department was immediately alerted about it.Senior officials in the police department claim that the incident was a “well though-out plan in connivance with the police officials”.
Baddo, serving life sentence in Fatehgarh Central Jail, had escaped after he was brought to Meerut soon after his hearing at a Ghaziabad court on Thursday morning.All the six cops, including an inspector, have been booked under relevant sections of “intentional omission to apprehend” and “criminal conspiracy”, police said.Known for his suave and flamboyant lifestyle, Baddo, 48, has more than 30 cases of murder, loot, robbery and extortion lodged against him at various police stations in Meerut and adjoining districts.
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