Saharanpur violence accused Chandrashekhar arrested from Himachal

  • PTI

    PTI | Lucknow

    June 8, 2017 | 01:19 PM

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The main accused in the Saharanpur violence and Bhim Army founder Chandrashekhar was on Thursday arrested from Himachal Pradesh.

The 30-year-old activist was nabbed from Dalhousie area of Himachal Pradesh, Additional DG (Meerut Zone) Anand Kumar said.

He will be brought to Saharanpur on a transit remand.

Earlier, two members of the Bhim Army were arrested in Saharanpur for their alleged involvement in the Ramnagar caste violence on May 9 after one person was killed and several others were injured in a clash between Dalits and Thakurs at Shabbirpur village in the district on May 5.
Chandrasekhar, who had since been evading arrest, was carrying a reward of Rs 12,000 on his head.


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