Muzaffarnagar (UP), Jan 30 (PTI) A wanted criminal and two of his associates were arrested following an encounter between the accused and security forces in Shamli district, police said Wednesday. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh: Coronavirus Suspect Commits Suicide by Jumping Off Building in Shamli

Kurban, carrying a reward of Rs 50,000 on his head, was arrested near Jalalabad police outpost on Tuesday, SP Ajay Kumar Pandey said. Also Read - ‘Shravan Kumar of Kalyug': 4 Brothers Carry Their Parents in Palanquins, Walk 130 Kilometres For Kanwar Yatra

Kurban sustained bullet injuries in the encounter, he said, adding his two associates Jabbar and Brijender were also held. Also Read - CBI Registers Two Cases in Illegal Sand Mining in UP, Raids 12 Locations

The officer said Kurban was wanted in 23 cases of loot and murder.

Constable Naresh Kumar was also injured in the exchange of fire between the police and the accused, he added.

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gangester and his two gange members captured in encounter.one of them sustained bullet injuries muzaffarnafar january 30 pti

a notorious criminal kurban who carrying a reward of rs 50000 on his head was arrested with his two associates in encountwr with the police near jalalabad police out post under thanabhawan pplice station in shamli district yesterday the sp mr ajay kumar pandey told newsmen here today that during exchange of fire police captured kurban who sustained bullet injuries . a police constable naresh kumar was also injured in exchang of fire.notorious criminal kurban wanted in 23 cases of loot murder .his two gang members jabbar and brijender were also arrested.pti corr.mrehman SRY 01301016

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