A police confrontation resulted in the arrest of wanted felon Zafar from Moradabad on Saturday, an official said. Zafar’s chase earlier this week led Uttar Pradesh police into a hamlet in Uttrakand, the source said.
“Zafar was carrying a Rs. 1 lakh reward. In Udham Singh Nagar in Uttarakhand, he managed to flee from Bharatpur. He is receiving treated for a gunshot wound to the leg. One of the constables was hurt during the confrontation. Additional research is being conducted, “Akhilesh Bhadoria, Superintendant of Police (SP), Moradabad (city).
Zafar was hit by a gunshot during the confrontation. He was then taken to the hospital after this.
Following a dispute in the village of Bharatpur in Uttarakhand’s Udham Singh Nagar on Thursday that resulted in one lady dying and five UP officers being hurt, the Uttarakhand Police on Friday filed a FIR against the UP Police. When they allegedly engaged in combat with villagers, the police officers from Moradabad had just arrived in the hamlet in search of Zafar, a suspected mining mafia.
Angry locals protested and stopped the national highway late on Wednesday.