Jammu: Two persons, who were wanted in separate criminal cases for a long time, were arrested in separate operations in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir and Haryana, police said Monday.
Shoukat Ahmad, a resident of Goran village, was arrested by Kathua police from Gungad village of Samba district Monday, a police spokesman said.
Rakash Kumar was arrested by the J&K Police from the Riwadi area of Haryana during a raid Sunday, the spokesman said.
He said Kumar was wanted in connection with a theft case and was evading arrest for the last four years.
Kumar was arrested by a special police team which was constituted and deputed to Haryana to effect his arrest after specific information was received about his presence in the neighbouring state, the spokesman added.