Muzaffarnagar (UP), Oct 7 (PTI) A man carrying a reward of Rs 50,000 on his arrest for his alleged role in the murder of a medical store owner here has been arrested, police said on Wednesday.
Vikas was arrested after an encounter with the police in Bhopa Police Station area on Tuesday night, SSP Abhishek Yadav said.
The accused and constable Amit Kumar suffered bullet injuries in the encounter, he said.
A pistol and a motorbike were seized from Vikas’s possession, the officer said.
According to police, the accused is wanted in several criminal cases. He along with others is accused of shooting dead medical shop owner Anuj Karanwal at the latter’s house in Morna village here on September 17.
The police have so far arrested six people in the case.
A search is on to trace the remaining two accused, the SSP added.
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