Police arrested an alleged contract killer, wanted in connection with more than six cases from Munger town today.

The man was arrested from Lal Darwaza locality following a tip off, police superintendent Ashish Bharti said.

The history-sheeter was wanted in connection with a murder case in the town in March this year. He was absconding since then and was believed to be hiding in Punjab.

On the basis of technical surveilance, the police had come to know that he had arrived in Munger recently and caught him today, the SP said.

The contract killer was wanted by the police in more than six cases in Munger, he added.