Reports suggested that Sharma was caught alive from Bangalore, after Nodia Police received reports of him being spotted in Bangalore and Nepal. However the reports of him being arrested are not yet confirmed.
Police now suspect that Sharma staged his death and are further investigating the case.
Earlier in May, it was believed that Sharma was burnt to death in his car, while on his way back home from work. Police said that the body had charred beyond recognition and termed it as an accidental death.
Now Sharma's wife Savita Sharma, too believes that he had faked his death. Savita believes that Sharma has been living with another woman.
Sharma, also an RTI acitivist has been an active memeber of the RTI movement. He is known to have filed several RTIs in corrupt land deals and illegal fireworks sale.