UP: Member of K’taka-based underworld gang held

Lucknow: An alleged sharpshooter of a Karnataka-based underworld gang was arrested in Varanasi on Sunday by the Special Task Force of the Uttar Pradesh Police.

Nitesh Singh alias Sanjay alias Anshu was an active member of the Raja Shetty gang, police said.

Said to be a sharpshooter, Singh was involved in a number of crimes in Karnataka, they said.

The Karnataka Police are taking him on transit remand to their state.