Absconding Noida’s Self-Proclaimed Politician Shrikant Tyagi Arrested

Story Highlights
  • Shrikant Tyagi nabbed by UP Police in Meerut.
  • 12 police teams were on the look out after the self proclaimed BJP leader was on the run.
  • A bounty of Rs 25,000 was announced on him.

Noida: Absconding Noida self proclaimed BJP leader Shrikant Tyagi, was nabbed by Uttar Pradesh police from Meerut today. Nearly 12 teams were formed to nab him.

The arrest comes a day after bulldozers tore down the illegal construction outside his house at the Grand Omaxe housing society in Noida’s Sector-93B.

On Monday, security was beefed up at the Surajpur court in Greater Noida where Tyagi’s lawyer filed a surrender application after a reward was announced for Tyagi’s whereabouts.

Uttarakhand DGP on Monday said that police sources have found Shrikant Tyagi’s last location to be Rishikesh. “I instructed SSPs of Dehradun-Haridwar that if Noida Police seek any cooperation in arresting him, Dehradun and Haridwar Police will cooperate, Uttarakhand DGP Ashok Kumar said.

Shrikant Tyagi wanted to contest the Assembly election from Modinagar seat in UP’s Ghaziabad district but was not given the ticket. Tyagi, however, had captured properties for his campaign-related activities, reports said.

Probe revealed that Tiyagi had forcibly occupied the residences of Modinagar Industries in Mohan Park area of the town which is only allotef to employees of Modi Industries.

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