New Delhi, May 29: Abdul Rauf Merchant, the killer of audio king, Gulshan Kumar was arrested in Bangladesh on Thursday, May 28. Merchant was absconding since Saturday, May 23.
Abdul Rauf Merchant, was released on furlough for 14 days by the Bombay High Court in April, on condition that he would report to police every day. However, Merchant a resident of suburb in Thane reported for a week, then stopped reporting in the Mumbra police station.
Rakesh Maria, the Joint Commissioner of Police said, "We have got certain clues about his whereabouts but at this stage we cannot disclose anything." Furlough is leave granted to a convict every two years for a fortnight to visit his family and return to jail after expiry of the period.
Merchant, who was convicted in 2001, was released for the first time from jail on furlough after he was awarded life sentence for killing Gulshan Kumar.