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Brother of notorious criminal arrested in UP

PTI | Muzaffarnagar (UP) |

Police arrested the brother on Saturday of the notorious criminal who was killed in an encounter and seized 1 kg of drugs from him in Shamli district.

Acting on a tip-off, Furkan, the younger brother of notorious criminal Sabir was arrested in Kairana on Friday, circle officer Rajesh Bhardwaj said.

Sabir was killed in an encounter with the police on January 3 in Jandhedi village in the district.

A case under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act has been registered against Furkan, he said, adding that he has been sent to jail.