British fugitive arrested in Hyderabad

October 18th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS  

Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh police have arrested a British national wanted in Britain for murder of a student, police said Monday.

Mohammed Ali Ege, a British national against whom a Red Corner notice was issued by Interpol, is an accused in the murder of Aamir Siddiqui in Cardiff in April 2010 and also in an attempt to murder case.

Crime Investigation Department (CID) of Andhra Pradesh police arrested Ege and his younger brother Nassor Ali.

Ege, 33, a Dubai-born criminal, had hired two killers to eliminate a man over debt but the two men went to a wrong house and stabbed to death 17-year-old student Aamir Siddiqui.

Amir’s parents also received critical injuries in the attack by the two masked men. A reward of 10,000 pounds was offered to anyone providing information leading to Ege’s arrest.

Ege, who fled Britain, reached Hyderabad and was wearing a wig and using different alias names like Abdul Mallik, Abdul Jabbar, Mohd Abdul Kareem to hide his identity.

He has been booked for cheating and forgery and also in a case under Foreigners Act.

According to CID officials, Ege fraudulently obtained passport, driving license, Permanent Account Number, voter identity card, age certificate and other documents in Hyderabad since January this year to give an impression that he is an Indian. He secured the documents in false names and by furnishing false information.

The arrested man is likely to be produced before a court Tuesday. Ege was arrested after police picked up his brother Nassor Ali, who had adopted different names like Abdul Kareem and Abdul Razak Khalifa. He was remanded to judicial custody, said the police.

Ege is originally a British national having British passport. The Cardiff Magistrate Court in UK issued a warrant of arrest against him.

In pursuance of the CBI Interpol directions, the CID team apprehended the wanted accused Monday evening, said a statement by additional director general of police, CID.

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