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BJP leader killing: UPSTF arrests three

Press Trust of India  |  Greater Noida 

Three persons have been arrested in connection with the killing of leader Shiv Kumar and his security guard last month, the Special Task Force (UPSTF) said today.

Additional Superintendent of Police (STF) Rajeev Narain Mishra said a team arrested sharpshooter Naresh Tevatia from the Khairpur crossing after an encounter today.

During interrogation, Tevatia revealed the location of two others -- Arun Yadav, Dharam Duttand and they were subsequently arrested.

leader Shiv Kumar and his security guard were shot dead in the Bisrakh area on November 16 when they were going to in a car.

Yadav alleged Kumar had killed his father when he was 17. He said he killed the leader to avenge the killing of his father, according to police.

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First Published: Mon, December 04 2017. 21:45 IST