Fugi­tive for­mer UP MLA ar­rested

The Asian Age - - Nation -

Al­la­habad: For­mer Sa­ma­jwadi Party MLA Khalid Azeem alias Ashraf, ab­scond­ing for the last three years, was ar­rested on Fri­day from Kaushambi dis­trict, said police. The brother of jailed for­mer SP MP Atique Ahmed, Ashraf was wanted for his al­leged in­volve­ment in over two dozen crim­i­nal cases reg­is­tered in var­i­ous police sta­tions of the dis­trict and police ar­rested him early Fri­day from his hide­out, city Su­per­in­ten­dent of Police Di­nesh Ku­mar Singh told PTI. The for­mer SP MLA, who car­ried a re­ward of `1 lakh on his ar­rest, has been de­tained in Cantt police sta­tion and is be­ing in­ter­ro­gated, he said.

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