Man wanted for attacking policeman in 2015 arrested in UP

Badaun: A man wanted for allegedly attacking a policeman in 2015 was arrested after an encounter with police here, officials said on Thursday.

Fahim alias Nabbu, carrying a reward of Rs 25,000 on his head, was held on Wednesday night, Senior Superintendent of Police Ashok Kumar Tripathi said.

During a routine checking at Islamnagar area here, Fahim opened fire on policemen when they stopped his vehicle.

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In retaliatory firing, Fahim was injured and arrested, the SSP said, adding that he is admitted to a hospital.

During interrogation, he revealed that he was a resident of Delhi and had come to Islamnagar to meet a relative.

In 2015, Fahim had allegedly attacked a policeman and damaged a police vehicle here.

Police recovered a country made pistol, cartridges and a bike from him.

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