Lucknow, Feb 14 (PTI) A criminal carrying a reward of Rs 10,000 on his head was arrested by a Special Task Force (STF) of Uttar Pradesh Police in Gorkahpur district.

Acting on a tip-off, STF officials nabbed Anand Yadav from the city yesterday, an official release issued here today said.

Yadav was stated to be an active member of the Pradeep Singh gang, which is involved in land grabbing, and was wanted in a case under the Gangsters Act.

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