Bhubaneswar,Jan 24(Odisha.in) UP Mafia don Brijesh Singh, who was carrying a reward of Rs 5 lakhs on his head was arrested under dramatic cirumstances from a Mall , ” Big Bazar ” located in the heart of Bhubaneswar, capital city of Orissa, by the Delhi police who were carrying warrants of arrest against him.
It was around 6 p.m. on Wednesday. When Brijesh came out from Big Bazar, and went hear his Honda CRV , wearing a white pant and black shirt, one person caught hold of the colar of his ahirt and dragged him near the vehicle while four to five armed persons surrounded him and thrashed him.
One of them was carrying a sten gun. When Brijesh shouted for help and some people wanted to come to his rescue, the well built armed men claimed that they are C.I.D. personnel and were arresting him as there was warrant of arrest against him.
Then they took him inside the vehicle and sped away followed by a green colour Indica car.
Initially the onlookers thought that it was a case of kidnapping. Some onlookers rang up the police and informed about the happenning.
Then the police swang into action and sealed all exit points. The bus terminus, railway station and the Biju Patnaik airport were also kept under survilance.
Finally, they were located at Biju Patnaik airport where they were waiting to avail flight for Delhi.
When the Orissa police approached them they gave their identity and revealed that the person arrested by them was a notorious criminal on whose head the U.P. Government have declared an award of Rs 5 lakh.
Bhubaneswar police then asked them to co-operate with them to produce Brijesh in the Court on Thurday and then only take him to Delhi as per law.
Brijesh was brought to Kharavela Nagar police station under heavy security.
On Thursday, Amitabh Thakur, Additional Commissioner of Police, Bhubaneswar briefed the newsmen inside the police station which was surrounded by thousands of spectors to see Brijesh Singh.
Thakur told newsmen that Brijesh was most wanted in Gujrat, West Bengal, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh for committing henious crimes and the U.P. Government had declared award of Rs 5 lakhs on his head.
Later Brijesh was produced befoe Sud Divisional Judicial Magistrate, Bhubanesawr Arun Sahu, who remanded him to the custody of Delhi police and to produce before the appropriate court from which warrants of arrest was issued against him.
The Delhi police would take him to Delhi on Friday, according to police sources.
Sources in Delhi and Lucknow told Odisha.in that Birjest was involded in massacaore of a number of Dalits in U.P.
There were allegetions of extortion, murder and other henious crimes against him. His brother Chulbul Singh is a BJP , Memder of Legislative Council in Uttart Pradesh.