Youth killed by friends in Lucknow
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Last Updated: Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 21:21
Lucknow: Police on Wednesday claimed to have solved the mystery of a missing youth in Hardoi district with the arrest of a person for allegedly murdering him.

Ashish Gupta, a son of a wholesale trader, went missing yesterday, after which his family members lodged a complaint at Kotwali police station in Hardoi district, Additional Director General of Police Brij Lal told reporters here.

"On the basis of suspicion, police today detained Ashish's friend Indresh and quizzed him," the ADG said.

He alleged that when quizzed Indresh admitted that he along with Ravi and some others killed Ashish and later buried his body in an under construction house in Bailganj locality.

"On the identification of Indresh, Ashish's body was recovered and one person Ravi was arrested. Three more persons have been detained in this connection," he said.


First Published: Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 21:21

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