Gangster Akhilesh Singh, who was recently nabbed from a guesthouse in Gurugram in a joint operation conducted by police was wanted in at least 10 murder cases including killing of a businessman in Jamshedpur back in 2007, according to a report by Times of India. The report states that he was one of the most dangerous names in crime world. Not just that, Singh reportedly accumulated a whopping wealth of hundreds of crore from criminal activities including contract killings, extortion, and others. Police says that the 39-year-old gangster has invested heavily in real estate near Delhi and in Uttarakhand. His net worth is close to Rs 500 crore along!
Singh is the son of a former Jharkhand police officer. He was arrested from a guesthouse in Gurugram where he was residing with his wife. According to TOI, Singh is currently admitted to hospital after being shot in both the legs during an encounter with the police. The report also highlighted that Singh was wanted in as many as 56 robberies and extortion cases in Jamshedpur and other parts of Jharkhand. He carried a bounty of Rs 7 lakh on his head and was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2006 for murdering a jailer.
Singh, at the moment, is admitted to Civil Hospital in Gurugram and has been booked in a fresh FIR filed under sections 307 (attempt to murder), 353 (criminal force to deter public servant), 436 (mischief by fire and explosive substance) of the IPC and sections of the Arms Act at Sector 29 police station, reported TOI.