'Key accused in SP leader murder under custody'



Ghaziabad: The prime accused in the murder of local Samajwadi Party leader Yashvir Yadav, who was shot dead in Bamhetta village on February 25, has been arrested after he surrendered before a Bulandshahr court.

According to police sources, the prime accused Mitthan surrendered with three of his accomplices in Bulandshahr on the next day of the murder.

Sources say the arms looted from the the SP leader's gunner have also been recovered.

Yashvir Singh, an advocate and city president of SP's Advocate Cell, was gunned down at his home in the village on February 25.

PTI