A former Apna Dal leader was arrested in connection with the lynching of a student here, police said on Friday.
Ankit Trivedi, a student belonging to Payari village in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh, was severely thrashed and left in the community health centre, Naraina, in a serious condition on Tuesday, Station House Officer Girindra Singh said.
Trivedi succumbed to injuries later, he added.
A case was lodged against Mangal Singh Patel, former district unit president of Apna Dal, and three others in this connection, the SHO said, adding Patel was arrested on Thursday.
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