Big success for UP STF, Atiq-Ashraf’s relative Saddam arrested from Delhi


UP STF has got a big success today. STF has arrested Saddam, the absconding accused in the Umesh Pal murder case,

from Delhi. Saddam is the brother-in-law of Atiq Ahmed’s brother Ashraf. He had absconded after the murder of Umesh

Pal. A reward of one lakh rupees was announced on Saddam, after which he was absconding. STF was busy searching for

him since then, Saddam was constantly changing his locations to avoid arrest.

Two cases are registered against Mafia Ashraf’s brother-in-law Saddam in Bareilly’s Bithri Chainpur and Baradari police

stations. UP STF has arrested Saddam from Malviya nagar area of Delhi. Saddam was made an accused in the Umesh Pal

shootout case. The police had received information from an informer about his being in Delhi, after which they raided

him. During interrogation after his arrest, he told that he was living from place to place in Delhi, karnataka and Mumbai

to escape from the police. On september 28, he was going to meet his girlfriend Anam when he was caught.

Saddam used to handle all the work of Ashraf

According to the information, accused Saddam lived in khushboo Enclave in Bareilly, because his brother-in-law Ashraf

was lodged in Bareilly jail. During this time, he used to deliver logistics material to the jail with the connivance of the jail

staff. After Ashraf went to jail, Saddam used to handle Ashraf's business and used to introduce people coming to the jail

to Ashraf. Saddam also managed the system of Bareilly jail. Umesh Pal had met Ashraf, the shooter involved in the

shootout, in Bareilly jail. Saddam had also introduced these people to Ashraf.

Saddam's role became clear after the CCTV footage of Bareilly jail surdata-faced. After this, Bareilly police lodged an FIR

against Saddam in Bithri Chainpur police station. Saddam had fled to dubai after his name appeared in the Umesh Pal

shootout case. Bareilly police had announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh on Saddam, who was declared a fugitive.

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