“One of the accused persons in Chandan Gupta murder case – Salman, has been arrested. We have recovered a country-made pistol and two cartridges from him. The arrested accused is a resident of Mohalla Nawab of Kasganj,” Superintendent of Police Piyush Srivastava said today.
Earlier, on January 31, the police claimed to have held Saleem, the prime accused in the Chandan Gupta murder case.
Subsequently, on February 3, one more person, Rahat, was arrested in connection with the killing.
Gupta was killed in communal violence that broke out in Kasganj on the Republic Day. He died of gunshot wounds. The killing led to a spiral of violence in the western UP town in which at least three shops, two buses and a car were torched.
The administration also cracked the whip on a WhatsApp group operating here.
“Police have registered cases…