Wanted criminal arrested in Haryana's Nuh

Chandigarh, Jun 2 (PTI) A criminal wanted by the Uttar Pradesh Police was arrested in Haryana's Nuh district on Tuesday, police said.

He has been identified as Zakir Hussain, a resident of Gangwani in Nuh, they said.

'He was nabbed by a crime investigation team of Haryana Police following a tip-off,' a police spokesperson said.

He said the initial investigation has revealed that Hussain was involved in loot and dacoity incidents in Agra in 2002.

'He was absconding for a long time. The Agra Police had announced a reward of Rs 15,000 leading to his arrest,' the spokesperson said.

A case under the relevant sections of law was registered against the accused and further probe is underway, he said. PTI SUN AQS AQS