Mau: One more person was today
taken into custody in connection with the murder of former MLA
and Samajwadi Party leader Kapildev Yadav, the third arrest in
Manoj Rai, a former block head, was arrested on the
basis of information provided by two other accused arrested
yesterday, Superintendent of Police Omkar Singh told reporters
Ankur Rai and Ravi Singh were arrested yesterday after
they appeared before the State Human Rights Commission and
confessed their involvement in the killing.
Former MLA Kapildev Yadav and his driver Devnath Yadav
were shot dead in Majhwara Bazar locality under Ghosi police
area on July 4.
The SP alleged that Manoj paid money to Ankur to kill
the former MLA.
Seven people were involved in the murder, he said,
adding that efforts were on to arrest the four other accused.