Lucknow: A shooter of notorious Ravi Pujari gang was arrested in a joint operation by special task forces of UP and Maharashtra police from Jaunpur district.

On a tip-off, shooter Brijesh Chand of the notorious Mumbai mafia Ravi Pujari was arrested by the joint teams on Tuesday.

Chand told the police that he was the younger brother of Ramesh Upadhaya, who was killed in an encounter by crime branch Mumbai in 2008, and was working for the Ravi Pujari gang.