A ‘serial rapist’ wished in a number of instances of crime in opposition to girls was arrested following an encounter with the police in Uttar Pradesh’s Better Noida on Monday, officers stated.
The accused, additionally concerned in instances of loot and thefts, was held after he obtained injured within the gunfight that broke out in Surajpur Police Station space at round 10 pm, the officers stated.
The motion got here in pursuance of a rape case lodged on the Surajpur Police Station on February 25, Deputy Commissioner of Police (girls security) Vrinda Shukla stated.
“Throughout investigation of the case, the position of this serial rapist got here to gentle. He was concerned in a number of instances in 2019 additionally after which he was arrested and despatched to jail,” Shukla stated.
“He obtained launched on bail this February and has been concerned in 4 rape instances after that inside a matter of some days,” the officer stated.
Shukla stated the modus operandi within the current instances was much like that of the accused within the earlier instances as the ladies had been focused on remoted highway stretches by somebody lurking within the bushes who would attacking all of a sudden.
His felony historical past was checked and a number of groups had been fashioned which instantly began efforts to find him. After a search of 4 days on Monday night time, he was tracked close to the Better Noida Authority’s workplace, the officer stated.
“A police group had additionally visited the accused’s hometown of Hamirpur in pursuance of the case. Right now, he was tracked in Better Noida however a gunfight broke out when the police group approached him. He obtained hit on his leg throughout the trade of fireplace and was held,” Shukla stated.
Additional authorized proceedings within the case are being carried out and all efforts will likely be made to get a quick monitor trial of the accused to make sure punishment to him, the officer stated.
An unlawful country-made pistol together with some ammunition was seized from the possession of the accused, who has been hospitalised for therapy, the police stated.