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Kasganj Violence: Main Accused In Chandan Gupta Murder, Salim, Arrested

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  • The prime accused in the Chandan Gupta killing, Salim, who allegedly shot at the victim, was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police on Wednesday
  • As told by the police sources, 11 out of 20 accused have been arrested along with the main accused Salim.
  • A Special Investigation Team (SIT) will reconstruct the entire sequence to investigate into the matter

The prime accused in the Chandan Gupta killing, Salim, who allegedly shot at the victim, was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police on Wednesday. As told by the police sources, 11 out of 20 accused have been arrested along with the main accused Salim

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) will reconstruct the entire sequence to investigate into the matter.

Kasganj violence, which erupted on January 26, claimed the life of 19-year-old Chandan. Meanwhile, Republic TV on Tuesday accessed the exclusive footage of the yatra, in which Chandan can be seen waving the tricolour and singing the National Anthem moments before he was killed.

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Anand Kumar, ADG law and order, said that he is investigating the video to verify its authenticity. He further said that he can not comment on the video till the probe is done.

The clash in Kasganj broke out after an unauthorised bike rally was taken out by RSS-affiliated students' group Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) in the city to commemorate the Republic Day and allegedly stones were pelted at them during the roadshow. 

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