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Bulandshahr Violence: Armyman Arrested In Connection With Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh’s Murder

He is in police custody in Meerut.

Lucknow: An Army jawan allegedly involved in the killing of a police inspector during mob violence in Bulandshahr has been arrested, a senior official of the UP Special Task Force said Sunday.

“The Army handed over Jitendra Malik to UP STF team in Meerut yesterday late night,” IG STF Amitabh Yash told PTI here today.

Asked whether this will be considered as handing over by Army or arrest by the STF, Yash said, “Technically it will be considered as arrest. In the videos available he is present at the site of violence.”

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Currently, he is in police custody in Meerut, the IG STF said.

On Monday, a mob of some 400 people rampaged through a village in Bulandshahr district apparently after cow carcasses were found in a jungle nearby.

During the violence, Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh and a 20-year-old man died of gunshot wounds.

Bulandshahr Violence
Inspector Subodh Kumar (Photo: @ModifiedTamilan)

Nine people have been arrested in connection with the violence.

Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat said Saturday that full cooperation will be extended in the investigation of the incident.

Also Read: Days Before Bulandshahr Violence, Local BJP Leaders Sought Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh’s Transfer

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