The Uttar Pradesh Particular Process Pressure (UP STF) on Sunday shot lifeless an alleged gangster concerned in a BSP chief’s homicide over two years in the past. The person, recognized as Pervez Ahmed — a sharpshooter, was shot lifeless in Gorakhpur.
STF’s Gorakhpur unit DySP Dharmesh Kumar Shahi mentioned that he was working from Nepal and had come to Gorakhpur on a go to. He escaped to Nepal after killing BSP chief Jugaram Mehndi and the police had declared a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his arrest.
Ahmed, a resident of Makhdoomnagar in Ambedkar Nagar district, was killed in an encounter with the STF at Sarharai Highway within the Pipiganj of Gorakhpur space the place he was noticed on a motorbike together with one in every of his associates.
The police crew surrounded the 2 on Chiuntaha-Sarhari bridge and requested them to give up, however he opened hearth on the police crew. He was killed in retaliatory firing. The police additionally discovered a country-made pistol.
Shahi mentioned that Ahmed was a wished legal in a number of murders in Makhdoomnagar. He was additionally an in depth aide of Ambedkar Nagar district’s underworld don Khan Mubarak. He operated from Nepal, smuggling faux forex notes in UP districts neighbouring Nepal and making extortions from businessmen in Gorakhpur and Ambedkar Nagar, the Dy SP mentioned. He had come to Gorakhpur from Nepal to satisfy somebody and the Pipiganj police surrounded him at Chiluatal space of Gorakhpur.