Published On: Wed, Jan 31st, 2018

Kasganj violence: Police arrests murder accused

Lucknow: One of the main accused in the Chandan Gupta murder case in Kasganj was arrested on Wednesday even as tension in some pockets of the district continues.

Saleem has admitted that he had opened fire at Chandan

IG, Aligarh range, Sanjeev Gupta said that Saleem, the main accused, has been nabbed.

He said that the arrested accused is aged below 30 and his two brothers, Naseem and Waseem, were also accused of killing young Chandan Gupta were at large.

It may be mentioned here that following the killing of Gupta, the district witnessed further violence last week.

The police official further said that Saleem has admitted that he had opened fire at Chandan.

While Saleem was hiding in Kasganj, his two accused brothers were yet to be traced, police officials said.

Meanwhile, the authorities stopped a Congress delegation in Mirhachi area in Etah on the border of Kasganj district. They denied permission to the delegation from entering troubled areas, citing law and order issues, said an official.

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