Wanted’ criminal arrested, PSA slapped in Samba

Close-up. Arrested man handcuffed hands at the back

Jammu, Apr 9: A ‘wanted’ criminal was arrested and Public Safety Act was slapped against him in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir.

”Police party, in collaboration with District Special Branch Samba, today achieved a major success by arresting notorious criminal Vikas Salathia alias Vicky of Gurha Morh, Vijaypur,” a police spokesman here said.

He said the accused was involved in a number of criminal cases and had not only created multifarious law and order problems, but his activities have also attributed to the disturbance of peace and tranquillity in the area.

”Soon after the arrest, a dossier was prepared and warrants were issued against him under the Public Safety Act from the District Magistrate, Samba and he was lodged in Hiranagar Jail,” the Spokesman added.