ACP (Crime) Preetpal says a criminal can’t evade law for too long!
Gurugram, Aug. 3 (Delhi Crown): The Gurugram Police have nabbed a convict 30 years after he jumped the parole, said a senior cop on Wednesday.
According to the police, one Puttilal alias Vikramjeet was involved in a murder and dacoity case in 1985 in Pataudi. He and his accomplices were found guilty and convicted for life by a Pataudi court in 1989.
In 1992 Vikramjeet came out on parole and never went back to jail. A search warrant was issued in his name, but he remained untraceable for over three decades.
He was finally arrested from the Janakpuri area of Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) on August 2. “After much efforts the Gurugram Police arrested Puttilal from Janakpuri area of Ghaziabad. He had changed his name in order to conceal his identity. No criminal can evade the law for too long,” said Gurugram ACP (Crime) Preetpal Singh while addressing a press conference.
During interrogation Puttilal revealed to the police that in order to hide his identity in the society he had changed his name from Puttilal to Vikramjeet, and had severed ties with his family and village.
While living in Ghaziabad he married and has three children from his wife. A couple of years ago his son got married but he did not invite any of his old relatives to the wedding. Nor did he attend the last rites of his father who passed away a few years back.
“His wife and children were unaware of his criminal past,” said a cop, and added that subsequent to his arrest he was produced before a court and thereafter sent to jail.