In an encounter with the police  a dreaded  criminal having reward of Rs 25,000, who been arrested with his two aides at   Harra crossing of Saroorpur area on Sunday night. The criminal and the  cops  in the encounter team  sustained   injuries during the exchange of fire.

While the criminal was injured with a bullet shot during the firing  two constables sustained injuries of gun butt on their head followed by a scuffle with the criminals during their bid to get hold of them, told SSP Meerut, Manzil Saini.

The arrested criminal  Zulfikar is. Resident of  Village Khiwai and has a reward of Rs 25 thousand on his head . He was wanted by the police  in many heinous cases of  crime including  loot and robberies.