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4 held for threatening slain BJP leader's family

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

Four persons have been arrested for allegedly threating a slain leader's family to withdraw the case against them, police said today.

Raja Balmiki, a local leader, was shot dead at Khatoli town on April 5, they said.

Babulal, Balmiki's father, complained that the accused were pressuring him and his family to withdraw the case against them or face dire consequences, an official said.

On the basis of the complaint, a case has been registered against the accused and four persons - Raju, Gaurav, Vipin and Danish - were yesterday arrested in this connection, the police said.

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First Published: Mon, October 09 2017. 19:48 IST