I haven't done anything, I am being framed: Soldier accused in Bulandshahr cop's killing

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 09, 2018, 08.20 PM(IST)

File photo: Jitu Fauji, key accused in Bulandshahr mob violence. Photograph:( ANI )

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One of the key accused in the Bulandshahr cop-killing case, Fauji was detained by Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday and was sent to 14- day judicial custody by a local court on Sunday.

Detained army personnel Jitu Fauji, who is accused of killing a police inspector in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr, has said that he is not an absconder, alleging that he is being framed. 

"I am not an absconder. I haven't done anything wrong. I am being framed," news agency ANI quoted Fauji.

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One of the key accused in the Bulandshahr cop-killing case, Fauji was detained by Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday and was sent to 14-day judicial custody by a local court on Sunday.

A police team was sent to Jammu to nab the suspected armyman, Jitu Fauji, a senior officer told news agency PTI. Fauji was handed over to the police by the Rashtriya Rifles.

Two people, including an inspector, were killed in clashes that broke out over an alleged incident of cow slaughter in Uttar Pradesh Bulandshahr on December 3, news agency PTI reported. 

(With inputs from PTI