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Two accused of Meerut student murder case arrested

Written by: Staff

Lucknow, June 28 (UNI) The two accused of Meerut murder case were arrested tonight by the Noida police of Uttar Pradesh.

Police said Neeraj Malik and Nitin Kasana were arrested from the premises of a private news channel India TV on the basis of a tip off that they were appearing in a news programme broadcast by the channel.

The accused however, claimed innocence and said that they had come to the office of the television channel to give their version of the story as they were afraid of the Meerut Superintendent of Police Navneet Sikera.

They also said that they had been to Noida to surrender in the court because there was lawyers' strike in Meerut.

Meanwhile, students of Chowdhury Charan Singh University, carried out march to protest the murder of a student leader yesterday.

Later on the same day, a policeman and father of Neeraj Malik were killed after the police team raided his house.

Lawyers and the Kisan Union have filed a case against the policemen involved in the killing of father of the accused, who was a lawyer.

They are demanding that the police personnel involved in the incident should be arrested immediately.

The district administration has ordered a probe into the incident of exchange of fire between the police personnel and father of Neeraj Malik when they entered his house in search of the accused.


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