Gurugram, Jan. 12 -- Chasing a wanted man from his hideout in Shimla, the Gurugram police finally arrested 26-year-old gangster Akash Yadav, alias Ashu, on Sunday night from the Dwarka Expressway. Teams have been on his trail over the last week to arrest him in connection with an attack on a household in Bhamrauli village on November 15, 2020.

The police had announced a reward of Rs.25,000 for information on Yadav's whereabouts. He is involved in several murders - most notably that of a classmate in a private school in 2007 when he was a juvenile - besides cases of attempt to murder, extortion, snatching, kidnapping, loot, carjacking and robbery, said officials.

The police said he had been living at a friend's residence in Shimla since ...