Chandigarh: Haryana Police have arrested an absconding criminal Amit Kamboj from Karnal district and recovered a loaded pistol and a stolen motorcycle from his possession.

A spokesman of the police department said on Thursday that Kamboj had murdered the brother-in-law Ranbir Singh Mann of his girl friend Rita of Karnal in the year 2004.

Kamboj was sentenced to life imprisonment in the year 2007 for this crime. He was out on Parole from Narnaul but after the completion of parole period he did not return back to jail and escaped to Punjab.

There he formed his gang and was involved in a number of robberies and dacoities at various places like Rajpura, Ludhiana, Ropar, Mohali, Hoshiarpur.

There were 35 cases registered against him in Punjab, he added.

He said that Kamboj was arrested by the Punjab Police in year 2007. Punjab Police was taking the accused to the Narnaul Jail, after a hearing of a case in a court at Punjab but he escaped from their custody.

(Agencies)


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