Jharkhand tender don, carrying Rs 5 lakh reward, arrested

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New Delhi, Aug 21 (UNI) In a prize catch, Delhi Police arrested a Jharkhand tender mafia don involved in more than 45 cases and carrying a Rs 500,000 reward on his head, along with two of his associates, from South-West Delhi's Dwarka area.

Hailing from Ranchi, Sharma (48) was arrested close to Dwarka Sector-10 sports complax yesterday along with his associates Kanhaiya Kumar (28) and Uma Shankar Sinha (45).

A Class X dropout, Sharma would operate his tender 'business' from Ranchi jail and has over 45 cases of murder, attempt to murder, robbery, kidnapping and rioting among others, against him, according to police.

The Jharkhand Police had announced a reward of Rs 500,000 on his head after he escaped from a Ranchi hospital in May this year.

He had also been sentenced to life in a murder case, the police added.

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