Mathura violence: Two security staff of Ram Vriksh Yadav arrested

Two persons, alleged to be members of security staff of Jawahar Bag encroacher Ram Vriksh Yadav, were arrested today from Gokul barrage area and arms and ammunition and Rs 20,000 cash recovered from them, police said.

PTI| Last Updated: Jun 24, 2016, 02:35 AM IST

Mathura: Two persons, alleged to be members of security staff of Jawahar Bag encroacher Ram Vriksh Yadav, were arrested today from Gokul barrage area and arms and ammunition and Rs 20,000 cash recovered from them, police said.

Anil and Devesh, both resident of Badaun district, were arrested from Gokul barrage area under Sadar Bazar police station.

"A .315 bore rifle and 10 live cartridges were recovered from Anil while a .32 bore pistol, 31 cartridges and Rs 20,000 were recovered from his brother Devesh's possession," SSP Babloo Kumar said.

The brother duo were part of the Ram Vriksh's group that had attacked advocates, tahsil staff and litigants on April 4, he said, adding that at that time they were identified but arrested today.

The SSP said chief security officer of Ram Vriksh Yadav, Viresh Yadav would also be arrested soon.