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Main accused arrested in Dileep Saroj death case

News Agencies | Updated on: 14 February 2018, 11:00 IST
Dileep Saroj death (ANI)

Additional Director General of Police (ADG) Allahabad zone, S. N. Sabat on Wednesday confirmed that the main accused in the Dalit law student death case has been arrested.

The accused has been identified as Vijay Shankar, who is a Train Ticket Examiner (TTE).

"We have arrested the main accused Vijay Shankar in Dileep Saroj death case," Sabat told ANI.

Yesterday, three accused were arrested in connection with the same case.

On February 11, 26-year-old Saroj was thrashed by a group of people during an argument in Katra Bazar. Later he succumbed to his injuries.

Police and Rapid Action Force (RAF) have been deployed around Allahabad University campus.

Following that, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday announced Rs. 20 lakh ex-gratia to the kin of Saroj.


First published: 14 February 2018, 11:00 IST