Sharpshooter linked to Shahabudin arrested
New Delhi: An alleged sharpshooter of jailed
former MP Mohammed Shahabudin was arrested here, police said
Aftab, who is allegedly involved in at least 20 cases of
robbery and murder, was apprehended on a tip off yesterday, a
senior police officer said.
A firearm was recovered from him.
"Aftab was linked with Shahabudin and was one of his
sharpshooters," a senior police officer said.
He was earlier arrested in 1998.
Shahabudin is currently serving a life sentence for
kidnapping with intent to murder. Because of this conviction,
he was not permitted to contest the 2009 general election.
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