Bulandshahr violence: UP Police arrests man who attacked inspector Kumar with axe 

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jan 01, 2019, 01.22 PM(IST)

During the interrogation it was revealed that the man arrested was the one who attacked inspector Kumar with an axe.  Photograph:( ANI )

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On December 27, police arrested Prashant Natt, the man who allegedly shot inspector Singh.

Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday 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. 

An axe has been recovered from the accused, he will be produced before the court today. 

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. 

"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 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 accused Yogesh Raj, the convener of the district unit of Bajrang Dal, claims innocence and is absconding. So far, the police have been able to arrest four people.

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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