Gurugram, Jan. 13 -- 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 for allegedly attacking 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 November 2...