STF arrests wanted man carrying Rs 50,000 reward

Lucknow: The Special Task Force of the Uttar Pradesh Police today arrested a wanted man who was carrying a cash reward of Rs 50,000 on his head from Hajipur in Bihar.

ADG (law and order) Brij Lal said here that Vivek Verma, accused of killing two constables accompanying a criminal in a train in March 16 this year to help him escape, was arrested by the STF from Hajipur.

After intelligence inputs said Verma was moving about in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar, a team of STF rushed to Bihar and arrested him from Hajipur railway station while he trying to catch a train.

Verma was wanted in connection with different criminal cases in Allahabad and Jodhpur in Rajasthan.

With this all the accused in the March 16 incident have either been arrested or killed, the ADG added.