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Delhi violence: Man apprehended for murder of IB staffer Ankit Sharma

The accused has been identified as Salman alias Nanhe, they said

Delhi Police | Mob violence | Delhi High Court

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Delhi Police
A security official stands in front of a closed shop following clashes over the amended citizenship law, at Mustafabad in Northeast Delhi. PTI

The Delhi Police's Special Cell on Thursday apprehended a man in connection with the killing of IB staffer Ankit Sharma during the riots last month in the capital's northeast district, police said.

The accused has been identified as Salman alias Nanhe, they said.

Sharma's body was found in a drain near his home in northeast Delhi's Chand Bagh area on February 27, a day after he went missing.

Earlier, police had arrested suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councillor Tahir Hussain in the case.

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First Published: Thu, March 12 2020. 15:34 IST