Muzaffarnagar: Arrest warrants were issued on Wednesday against five persons, including a local BJP leader and his wife, a block pramukh, in connection with the murder of alleged gangster Vicky Tyagi.
Chief judicial magistrate Narender Kumar issued non-bailable warrants against local BJP leader and advocate Ranjanvir, his wife and block pramukh of Charthawal, Sonia, Paramvir Singh, Rajvir Singh and Virender.
The investigating officer Chardevir Yadav sought non-bailable warrants against the five, saying they were evading arrest in the case.
However, police has not yet sought warrants against the three police officials named in the case.
Vicky's mother, Prabha Tyagi had lodged an FIR against several persons including Dy SP (STF) Anuj Choudhry, Titawi SHO Sachin Malik and constable Vikas.
An armed juvenile had entered a courtroom here masquerading as a lawyer, and mortally shot Vicky Tyagi, an alleged gangster, multiple times on February 16.
The juvenile was arrested from the spot the same day and has been sent to jail. Brijbir Singh, another accused in the case was nabbed on February 17.
The deceased was one of the accused in the 2011 Barkali case, in which eight people of a family were killed.