B. Tech student held for murder of elderly couple
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Last Updated: Tuesday, November 08, 2011, 14:02
  
Kanpur: Three youths, including an engineering student, were arrested for allegedly murdering an elderly couple here, police said Tuesday.

Acting on a tip-off, Varun Yadav, Ajay Pal Singh and Shafiq Aalam were arrested yesterday, DIG Rajesh Rai said.

Ajay is an engineering student, while Shafiq and Varun are pursuing BSc degree and Polytechnic diploma respectively.

During interrogation, the trio confessed that they had murdered the couple on October 29 to steal money from them, the DIG said.

On October 31, Jagdamba Mishra (70) and his wife Lakshmi Mishra (68) were found dead with their throats slit at their residence near Kidwai Nagar area.

PTI


First Published: Tuesday, November 08, 2011, 14:02


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