UP criminal held in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) A criminal from Uttar Pradesh wanted in 18 cases of attempt to murder and robbery has been arrested in Delhi, police said on Sunday.

Chandrama Prashad, 33, of Azamgarh was also involved in dacoity and theft and carried a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head.

Police received a tip on Friday night that Chandrama would be meeting his accomplices to plan a robbery in Delhi.

“When he reached Jahangirpuri, police apprehended him,” Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Ravindra Yadav said.

He was earlier arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police.