Prime accused in Mathura violence arrested

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New Delhi, June 15: One of the main accused in the Mathura violence case has been arrested by the police in Basti, Uttar Pradesh. Bose was being pursued by the police for inciting the violence and also shooting dead police officer Santhosh Yadav.

The police have been attempting to get a piece of land evacuated in Mathura. The locals had been complaining of nuisance and complained on several occasions.

Mathura violence: Prime accused arrested

However there was widespread violence which led to the death of 29 persons including two police officials.

Chandan Bose was considered to be the second in command in the Azad Bharat Vidhik Vaicharik Kranti Satagrahi.

He was second to Ram Vriksh Yadav, the police stated. Bose belongs to Ludhiana in Punjab. The 45 year old Chandan Bose had stayed in Delhi for several years before he landed in Mathura.

The police had formed special teams to track Bose and several others involved in the case. During the course of the probe, the police found that Bose had played a major role in the incident and was also the man who shot down a police official.

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