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Ex-Apna Dal leader arrested in connection with lynching of student in UP

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Press Trust of India  |  Banda (UP) 

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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First Published: Fri, May 22 2020. 12:18 IST