UP STF nabs Chota Shakeel gang member
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Last Updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 21:13
Lucknow: The Special Task Force (STF) of Uttar Pradesh police on Wednesday arrested a shooter of Chota Shakeel gang wanted in a murder case in Mumbai.

On a tip off, Ruaab Ali - a native of Basti district, who had been hiding in Lucknow and Siddhartnagar, was arrested near Polytechnic crossing here early this morning after an encounter, police said.

Ali, who had been supplying arms and shooters to the Chota Shakeel gang, had on February 2, 2011 fired at Mumbai builder Manish Dholakia on the directives of the gangster in his New Marine Lines office in which the builder's bodyguard was killed.

He had been in jail for two years, they said adding that a country-made pistol and some cartridges were recovered from him.

The Mumbai police have been informed of the arrest, they added.


First Published: Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 21:13

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