The accused, Sunny alias Ghoosh, is a resident of Harijan Nagar.
Police said that with his arrest, they solved three cases of motor vehicle thefts and one case of attempt to murder.
On July 21, Sunny and his friend who were riding a scooter were stopped by a constable for rash-driving and got into an altercation him. Sunny took out weapon and fired at the constable Jaidev.
He was hurt in his stomach and was taken to the hospital. Another constable, Naveen tried to catch them, but they fled leaving their scooty behind.
A senior official said that during interrogation, Sunny confessed that he and accomplice was trying to escape with stolen two-wheeler when he was stopped by the constable. It is then that he fired at him.
Sunny was already involved in five cases of robbery, snatching and illegal possession of weapons.