The ASP has fielded him from Siwalkhas seat in Meerut district.
Bafar, 60, is dealing with 18 instances of homicide, loot, extortion, in a number of districts of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. He is at present out on bail.
The Uttar Pradesh police had, at one level of time, introduced a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head.
Known to be near convicted absconder Badan Singh Baddo and one other infamous criminal Sushil Mooch, Bafar had fallen out with the 2 and at the moment are his arch-rivals.
The Uttar Pradesh police got here down closely on Bafar after he helped one other Muzaffarnagar-based dreaded gangster Rohit Sandu escape from police custody on July 2, 2019, in which a sub-inspector was killed.
On July 16 that 12 months, Sandu was killed in a police encounter.
During investigation, Bafar’s involvement was established and he was arrested on July 13, 2019, for his involvement in the assault, and despatched to jail.
Additional Superintendent of Police of Uttar Pradesh STF, Brijesh Singh mentioned: “There are a number of criminal instances registered towards Bafar in Ghaziabad, Muzaffarnagar, Dehradun, Bijnor, and many others. He has hyperlinks with all large criminals in west UP and had in 2013 even tried to kill Badan Singh Baddo whereas being delivered to court docket beneath police safety.