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2 held over RSS activist's killing

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar (UP) 

Two persons have been arrested for allegedly killing an RSS activist in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district two days ago, police said on Monday.

One of the accused, Kawarpal, confessed that he, his son Monu and his brother Pramod killed Pankaj for allegedly harassing his daughter over the past several months, an officer said.

Kawarpal and Monu were arrested at Karwara village under Titawi police station area on Sunday evening. The weapon used in the killing have also been seized, Senior Superintendent of Police Abhishek Yadav told reporters.

Pankaj was found murdered at the village on Saturday. Police are searching for the remaining accused, Pramod, who is on the run.

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First Published: Mon, September 16 2019. 09:40 IST