Chandigarh, Sept 17- In yet another catch, Haryana Police has arrested a wanted and rewarded criminal, carrying a bounty of Rs 2 lakh from Delhi in connection with the paper leak during the Haryana Police constable recruitment written test. A total of 40 accused have been arrested by the police so far.
While giving information here today, a spokesperson of Haryana Police said that arrested accused, which is another key accused of the case, was identified Mohammad Afzal Dar, a resident of Wasim Bagh, Hazrat Bal, Srinagar.
In this case, a reward of Rs 2 lakh each was announced for giving any information leading to the arrest of two accused and Rs 50,000 each for the arrest of nine accused.
Police has already arrested accused Muzaffar Ahmed, who carried a reward of Rs two lakh, from Jammu, while the arrest of accused Mohammad Afzal was pending, who was caught after a tip-off from near Delhi Airport. Apart from this, 6 accused with a bounty of Rs 50000 have also been arrested.
During the remand period, police has recovered two mobile phones used in the crime from the possession of accused Muzaffar Ahmed while two mobile phones used in the crime have also been recovered from the possession of accused Ved Prakash.
It is worthwhile to mention that in the case a police team had arrested three accused along with the answer key in Kaithal on August 7, 2021. A total of 40 accused including the key accused have been arrested so far in the said case. Further investigation is underway.
By: Madhur Vyas