Runaway murder case accused held

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Mumbai, Dec 16 (PTI) A 40-year-old criminal, who was wanted in a murder case in Rajasthan,, was arrested from Dahisar checkpost here, a Mumbai crime branch official said on Wednesday.

The accused, who runs a canteen at the state-run hospital in Chittorgarh, had allegedly killed a staff member for demanding a leave from work, he said.

Rajasthan Police had declared a reward of Rs 2,000 on the absconding accused, who was arrested here on Tuesday evening, he said.

The accused had visited Mumbai in 2003-04 to try his luck in the film industry, he said. PTI DC NSK NSK