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25-year-old arrested for killing auto-rickshaw driver

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A day after the killing of an auto-rickshaw in Shahdara's area, a 25-year-old man was arrested Thursday in connection with the case, police said.

The accused was identified as Nikhil Chaudhary, a native of Bulandshahr and resident of Sagarpur, they said, adding that the weapon and the motorcycle used in the crime have been recovered.

According to police, 28-year-old auto was shot dead on Tuesday night by two bike-borne men.

The incident happened when was returning home. The killing was captured by a CCTV camera installed in the area, a said.

Chaudhary and Rohit's wife were apparently having an affair and the former suspected that used to torture her, of said, adding that the accused was previously involved in a number of criminal cases, including murder.

An investigation is underway to determine if Rohit's wife was involved in the killing and raids are being conducted to apprehend the other accused, a said.

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First Published: Thu, February 07 2019. 22:30 IST