Under 'Operation Vajra', GB Nagar police arrests 113 criminals in 48 hrs
GB Nagar: In a successful move to crackdown on dreaded criminals wanted in number cases of heinous crimes, the Gautam Buddh Nagar police have arrested 113 criminals within 48 hours from various police station areas around the district. Police officials said that the arrests were made under their "Operation Vajra" program which is focused to crackdown on wanted criminals.
According to police, the arrests were made from 22 police station areas across the district in last 2 days. The criminals who have been arrested by police were wanted in various cases of loot, murder, robbery, attempt to murder and gangster act.
"The "Operation Vajra", a program to crackdown on wanted criminals, was carried out on 12th and 13th January. Cops targeted criminals who were wanted in various cases of heinous crimes, gangster act and non-bailable warrants were issued against them.
Police officials of all the police station areas around the district were directed to act strict upon such criminals and conduct immediate raids to arrest them within 48 hours" said Vaibhav Krishna, Senior Superintendent of Police, Gautam Buddh Nagar.
The officer further said that among the arrested persons, 5 criminals were wanted in murder cases, 13 booked under various sections of gangsters act, 14 accused wanted in incidents of loot, 2 persons accused of rape while 79 persons were wanted in various cases of heinous crime incidents while non bailable warrants were issued against them have been arrested by police.
The operation came a couple of days after the newly appointed SSP of Gautam Buddh Nagar, Vaibhav Krishna, took charge of the district.
Krishna had already pursued such operations against the criminals in his past postings across other districts as well.