Vedprakash Virendrakumar Singh was among the three persons held guilty by the Thane district court for murdering one Ramnarayan Garbani Singh in Carvalho Nagar area in December 1994 over a property dispute, said Thane DCP (Crime) Abishek Trimukhe.
The trio--Prayag Singh Bharti Singh, Vedprakash Virendrakumar Singh and Ashok Kumar Upendra Singh--were handed a life term by the court in 1997.
However, Vedprakash jumped the parole in 2001 when he was lodged in Yerawada Jail near Pune, he said.
A senior inspector of Thane crime branch recently got a tip-off that Vedprakash was hiding in his native village in Uttar Pradesh, the DCP said.
Vedprakash is being brought to Thane.
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