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Man arrested for killing friend in Ghaziabad

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

A man has been arrested for allegedly killing his friend over old enmity at Nagar Police Station area here, a said today.

was shot dead allegedly by his friends and Ankit on June 7, SP (City) said.

A few days before the incident, Nishant had a heated argument with the two accused over some issue. On June 7, and Ankit apologised to Nishant over phone for the altercation and then reached his residence to say sorry to him in person, the police said.

During their meeting, the two accused again got into in a war of words with Nishant, and then in a fit of anger shot him, they said.

Nishant was rushed to a nearby hospital where the doctors declared him brought dead, the police said, adding was arrested and a country-made pistol was seized from him, while Ankit is still at large.

During interrogation Vikrant confessed that he had also fired at an eatery owner at Meerut Road, when he was asked to pay the bill for he had there, the said.

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 23:55 IST