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Criminal on the run from Tihar caught in Dehradun

Dehradun:Uttarakhand police today arrested a man who had escaped from Delhi’s high-security Tihar jail.

The Special Task Force of Uttarakhand police arrested Rajvir Yadav from Clementown area and seized a country-made pistol from his possession.

Yadav, who was lodged in Tihar jail along with four accomplices for allegedly looting Rs 26 lakh from a businessman at gunpoint in Modinagar, had fled while he was out on parole to attend his son’s marriage, it said.

While on the run, Yadav spent his time hiding in Jaipur, Vrindavan, Haridwar, Delhi and Dehradun, it said.

—PTI