Mumbai: Azam Aslam Butt, convicted of the dreaded murderHe was arrested by the Oshiwara police in Mumbai, who jumped on parole after being released during the lockdown.
Butt has a long criminal record with 11 previous offenses, including charges of fraud, intimidation and assault.
According to police, Butt (47) was accused of murdering suburban resident Kashinath Gharat in 2005.
The Oshiwara police have charged him. A sessions court sentenced him to life imprisonment in 2014 and was lodged in Nagpur Central Jail.
Butt was released from jail after the state government announced parole in 2020 in view of the COVID-19 outbreak. But he later jumped off parole and did not report back to jail.
A fresh case of jumping parole has been registered against him.
Butt lived in Vile Parle. The Oshiwara police interrogated and traced Butt through their informers not far from his residence. He has been arrested.