Two arrested in the BSP leader murder case in Varanasi



Varanasi: Two persons were on Thursday arrested for allegedly murdering a local BSP leader, police said here.

Hausla Prasad Pandey and Rishi Dube have been arrested for murdering BSP leader cum Shiksha Mitra Krishna Mohan Pandey last evening, SP city Vijay Bhushan said, adding the third accused Santosh Rajbhar is still absconding but efforts are on to nab him.

Police has also recovered the pistol used in the crime.

Krishna Mohan Pandey, 32, was shot dead by three motorcycle-borne persons in Goithahan village in cantonment area last evening.

The attackers fled after killing Pandey, a school teacher, he said, adding property dispute is said to be the reason behind the murder.

PTI