Senior BSP leader arrested in murder case

Last Updated: Saturday, June 18, 2011 - 22:27

Lucknow: Senior BSP leader Intezar Ahmad
Abdi alias Bobby was on Saturday arrested in connection with the
murder of a state government employee, a senior police officer
said here.

Intezar Ahmad Abdi alias Bobby was arrested this evening
from Wazirganj area in connection with the murder of Saifi
Haider Naqvi, Deputy Inspector General of Police Lucknow DK
Thakur said.

Saifer Haider Naqvi alais Saifi, an employee of the
social welfare department, was shot dead by unidentified
persons near his house on March 2.

Abdi`s name figured in the murder case after shooters
arrested by Delhi police on May 18 revealed his involvement.

The BSP leader was the chairman of Ganna Sansthan, a post
equivalent to that of Minister of State. However, he was
removed from the post yesterday.

Abdi`s name also figured in an arson attack at UPCC
president Rita Bahuguna Joshi`s residence in 2009 and was
arrested in March this year before being released on bail.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, June 18, 2011 - 22:27

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