Police on Sunday arrested a history-sheeter following an exchange of fire close to Jemini Corridor underneath Ramgarh lake police station limits of Gorakhpur district.
Akash, who carried a reward of ₹25,000, was making an attempt to flee with one other prison, recognized as Arpit Shukla. Shukla has been on the run after he allegedly opened fire on a former head of Kanail village, Mauli Shukla, close to Bhagat Singh Crossing on March 29, SP-city Krishna Kumar Bishnoi mentioned.
Akash, a resident of Sanjarpur village in Azamgarh, acquired bullet wounds as he tried to flee with Shukla on a bike.
“Police personnel have been finishing up an intensive checking of automobiles. As such, they requested two youths on a bike to cease. When a police group chased them because the duo didn’t cease, the latter opened fire on the police. In retaliation, the police fired after which one of them suffered bullet accidents and was admitted to the district hospital,” the police official mentioned.
The SP mentioned Shukla, who hails from Kanail underneath Belipar police station limits, could be arrested quickly as police personnel have been raiding his potential hideouts. Shukla has been named in over a dozen instances of loot and homicide.