Proclaimed offender on the run for 26 yrs arrested in Patiala

Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013 - 19:29

Hamirpur (HP): A proclaimed offender wanted in a case of theft here was today arrested in Patiala after being on a run for 26 years, district police said on Monday.

Kuldip Kumar of Bhiambi village here was facing trials in a theft case and was avoiding the court since 1986 when the case was initiated against him, they said.

Acting on a tip off, Hamirpur district police along with the local police in Patiala arrested Kumar from a private school where he was working as a bus driver.

He was presented in a local court here today and sent to two days of police custody.

PTI



First Published: Monday, March 11, 2013 - 19:28

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