Notorious criminal nabbed after police encounter

  • | Monday | 11th December, 2023

Meerut: A man wanted in connection with nearly a dozen cases was arrested following an encounter in a joint operation by the Noida STF unit and Bulandshahr police on Saturday night.According to the police on Sunday, Dharmendra Singh, a native of Faridabad in Haryana, was out on bail but he continued his criminal activities. In 2013, he allegedly killed a man following an altercation at a barber shop in Faridabad.He was jailed for six years before securing bail from the high court in 2019. In 2023, he allegedly killed another man over political rivalry in Salempur area of Bulandshahr. He was on the run after the incident and kept changing hideouts to evade arrest, said additional SP (Noida STF) Raj Kumar Mishra. The officer said they received a tip-off on Saturday night about his movements and laid a trap.He was hiding in Bulandshahr and to flee, he opened fire on police. In retaliatory fire, he was shot in the leg. He is being produced before the court and sent to jail, Mishra said.We also published the following articles recentlyBulandshahr family unleashes dogs on power co team over arrearsA routine visit by the power department officials to collect overdue electricity bills in Bulandshahr turned violent when a family refused to pay their bill of Rs 3.5 lakh. The family beat up the officials with sticks and unleashed their pet dogs, a German Shepherd and a Labrador, on them. The officials sustained injuries and one of them was bitten by the dogs. An FIR has been registered against the family and their unidentified accomplice who are currently on the run.Minor jailed for robbery, court asks police to shift him to remand homeA 15-year-old boy was arrested in a robbery case in Gurgaon and wrongly sent to Bhondsi jail with adult criminals. The police treated him as an adult, filed charges against him, and violated the law by keeping him in jail for two months. After the intervention of the city court, the minor will now be transferred to a remand home and the case will be handled by the Juvenile Justice Board. The court found that the investigating officer failed to verify the juveniles age despite evidence provided by the family.Minor jailed for robbery, court asks police to shift him to remand homeA 15-year-old boy, Nitish Verma, working for an e-commerce company, was arrested in a robbery case in Gurgaon. Instead of sending him to a remand home, the police lodged him in Bhondsi jail with other criminals. Treating him as an adult, they filed a chargesheet against him in court. After the intervention of the city court, Nitish will be shifted to a remand home in Faridabad and the case will be transferred to the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB).

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