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Man wanted in Thane murder case held after 12 years from MP

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

crime branch officials have arrested a man wanted in a 2007 case from Bhind in Madhya Pradesh, a senior police officer said here Wednesday.

However, three out of the total four accused are still on the run.

The crime branch team tracked down one of the accused, Rajkumar Rajawat, in his home town Mehandawa in Bind district of earlier this month, said DCP, Crime, Deepak Deoraj.

He was arrested on April 15 with the help of local police, he said.

Three other accused wanted for allegedly killing Shailendra Singh Dansingh Shekhawat, 27, are still on the run, the DCP added.

The senior officer said that Shekhawat, who used to work as a job agent, was strangulated to death by Singh Rajbirsingh Rajawat and Pintusingh Bittusingh Rajawat for not providing them job despite taking money.

Shekhawat's body was later found dumped in a nullah.

Rajkumar and Rishi Dong were the two other accused who were involved in the crime.

They all were booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) after investigation, he added.

A chargesheet was filed against all the accused in a court in May last year.

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First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 15:00 IST