One of the accused of firing on police team at Dabok’s Sanwariya Restaurant on 12th September night, has been arrested today in a police nakabandi near Kherwada. Raju alias Rajia alias Rajesh Meena was detained by Kherwada police and a knife has been seized from his custody.
Raju, who is also one of the most wanted criminals of Udaipur district, has several criminal cases registered against him, including highway loots, liquor smuggling etc.
According to the Police Superintendent, Hari Prasad Sharma, Police received information that Raju is travelling in a scorpio car and passing through Dhelana village. A Police team, led by C. I. Amar Singh installed barricade early morning today, at around 8:30am they noticed a scorpio car coming towards barricade.
A head constable Abdul Razzak identified the car driver as Raju, he was immediately detained and a knife was seized from his possession.
On the night of Sept 12, Raju along with his associate Arvind was sitting at Sanwariya Restaurant, when Dabok Police raided the restaurant where Arvind was killed while fleeing and 2 policemen were injured in the cross fire, while Raju succeeded in escaping.