Salim has been arrested in the murder of Youth Chandan Gupta, who was killed in communal violence in Kasganj in Uttar Pradesh. Salim has been arrested only from Kasganj. The police was searching for Salim for four days. STF was also given the responsibility to search for Salim. In fact, 22 year-old Chandan was killed in communal violence at Kasganj on Republic Day. In this Salim was made the main accused.
It is being said that Salim had fired on the Chandan. On January 26, some people were being taken out for the tri-color journey. During the visit, there was a clash between the two communities. Seeing this scandal, it increased so much that it took the form of communal violence. While Chandan had died in this clash between the two factions.