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B. Tech student held for murder of elderly couple

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 8, 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.


First Published: Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 14:02

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