Bulandshahr: Police arrests RLD candidate in connection with twin murders

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 8 Feb 2017 10:40 AM GMT

Bulandshahr: Police arrests RLD candidate in connection with twin murders
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Bulandshahr: Police arrests RLD candidate in connection with twin murders
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Bulandshahr : Rashtriya Lok Dal candidate Manoj Gautam has been arrested for allegedly killing his brother Vinod Gautam and his friend Sachin Gautam.

Police sources confirmed the arrest on Wednesday and said that further investigation is being made.

The sources said “A 0.32 bore pistol was used in the murder. We recovered that pistol from a close family member."

"The Scorpio which was recovered was parked 200 metres away from the fields where their bodies had been found," the sources added.

The incident:

  • Murders were committed four days before the polls. Their bodies were found in Khurja area in Bulandshahr on Tuesday
  • Manoj Gautam is contesting election from Khurja assembly constituency of Bulandshahr which will go to polls in the first phase on February 11. The results will be declared on March 11.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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