Bulandshahr violence case: UP Police arrests key accused Yogesh Raj 

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jan 03, 2019, 10:28 AM(IST)

Bulandshahr main accused Yogesh Raj Photograph:( ANI )

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Earlier this week, the police arrested the man who allegedly attacked Inspector Subodh Kumar, the cop who was allegedly killed in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr violence, with an axe.

Uttar Pradesh Police on Thursday arrested Yogesh Raj, the main accused in Bulandshahr violence case. Raj, the convener of the district unit of Bajrang Dal, had claimed innocence and was absconding. 

Earlier this week, the police arrested the man who allegedly attacked Inspector Subodh Kumar, the cop who was allegedly killed in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr violence, with an axe, news agency ANI reported. 

Additional SP Bulandshahr Atul Kumar Srivastava told media that during the interrogation it was revealed that the man arrested today was the one who attacked inspector Kumar with an axe. 

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"During interrogation, it was revealed that he was the person who attacked Inspector Subodh Kumar with an axe. The axe has been recovered from his possession; other accused persons will be arrested shortly," Srivastava told the media. 

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On December 27, police arrested Prashant Natt, the man who allegedly shot inspector Singh. As per police, Natt has confessed to having shot at Singh. 

"He has accepted during interrogation that he was the one who fired at Subodh Kumar. Further investigation is underway," the SP noted. 

Another key accused, an army man called Jitu Fauji, was detained by Uttar Pradesh Police earlier this month and was sent to 14-day judicial custody by a local court. 

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