Close associate responsible for former MP`s murder: Police

With the surrender of two alleged shooters in a local court here, the police have claimed that a close associate was behind the murder of Congress leader and former BJP MP Amarpal Singh.

Updated: Jan 20, 2011, 20:26 PM IST

Meerut: With the surrender of two alleged shooters in a local court here, the police have claimed that a close associate was behind the murder of Congress leader and former BJP MP Amarpal Singh.
"A close associate of the former MP was responsible for the murder and police are raiding places to nab him. The case will solved very soon," a senior police official said.
Singh, a three-time MP who had joined Congress recently after leaving BJP, was shot from point-blank range by unidentified assailants on November 15 last year at Attora village in Mawana.

PTI