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1 accused in Dadri lynching case released on bail

Press Trust of India  |  Greater Noida 

One of the accused in the Dadri lynching case was today released from jail after getting bail from the High

Accused Punit was released this evening. Villagers celebrated his release as he reached his village.

Punit and another accused Arun were granted bail by the High on April 6. Both were lodged in a jail in Greater

Arun's bail documents are expected to reach the district in next two days and till then he will remain in jail.

The two are accused in the of Mohammed Akhlaq in Bisada village in Dadri tehsil of Gautam Buddh Nagar district in September, 2015.

Akhlaq was beaten to death by a mob on suspicion of cow slaughter after they barged into his house. His son Danish was critically injured in the attack.

A case was registered against more than a dozen persons, including the son of a local leader, in connection with the attack.

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First Published: Wed, April 19 2017. 01:42 IST