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Prime accused in Dalit student's murder arrested

IANS  |  Lucknow 

The prime accused in the horrific murder of a Dalit in was arrested on Wednesday from in Uttar Pradesh, police said.

was taken into custody from the house of Chandra Bhadra Singh, a

After a scuffle over a trivial issue at an eatery last week, was brutally assaulted by four men led by Singh. The 26-year-old LLB student had gone into a coma and later died.

The killing had been filmed by a passerby and the clip went viral, leading to outrage.

His autopsy showed 30 injuries on his body, including several fractures.

Students of university went on a rampage after Saroj's death. The government, after facing much flak, announced a compensation of Rs 20 lakh to the family of the student.



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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 13:24 IST