VARANASI: The Special Task Force of UP police on Wednesday arrested a notorious criminal Ramesh Yadav of Jansa area from Carpet City Road in Bhadohi district.
According to STF, its Varanasi field unit cops received inputs regarding presence of Ramesh near Carpet City. They raided the place and nabbed him. Police had announced a cash reward of Rs 20,000 on Ramesh, against whom six criminal cases are lodged with Bhadohi, Mirzapur, Mau and Jaunpur police.
Following his arrest, he confessed to his involvement in many cases of loot with jewellers in Mirzapur, Varanasi and Jaunpur apart from targeting cash van of a bank for loot.
Ramesh is a close associate of dreaded gangster Lalu Yadav of Mau district. Police has kept cash reward of Rs one lakh on Lalu, who had led his gang while executing all the plans of loot in the districts of this region in past one year.