Kanpur: The commissionerate police have announced a reward of one lakh rupees on sharpshooter Rashid Kalia, involved in BSP leader Pintu Sengar murder case. The accused is absconding for two and a half years. Apart from the police, now STF has also been zero-in on Kalia. A reward of Rs one lakh has already been announced on Rashid in Jhansi.
Former BSP leader Pintu Sengar was gunned down in Chakeri area of the city on June20, 2020.
The police had sent 14 accused including the masterminds of the murder — Pappu Smart, Mahfooz Akhtar, Saud Akhtar to jail.
Rashid Kalia was also one among the accused in the murder case.
He is not the only one who has been caught by the police. “Searches have been intensified and a reward of Rs one lakh has been announced on Rashid Kalia, one of the accused in the murder case,” said SP East Pramod Kumar.