Bhim Army founder Chandrashekhar arrested

The main accused in the Saharanpur violence and Bhim Army founder Chandrashekhar was today arrested from Himachal Pradesh.

Published: 08th June 2017 01:22 PM  |   Last Updated: 08th June 2017 05:23 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

LUCKNOW: The Bhim Army founder Chandrashekhar and an alleged accused in the Saharanpur violence was today arrested from Himachal Pradesh.

The 30-year-old activist was nabbed from Dalhousie area of Himachal Pradesh, Additional DG (Meerut Zone) Anand Kumar told PTI over phone.

He will be brought to Saharanpur on a transit remand.

Earlier, two members of the Bhim Army were arrested in Saharanpur for their alleged involvement in the Ramnagar caste violence on May 9 after one person was killed and several others were injured in a clash between Dalits and Thakurs at Shabbirpur village in the district on May 5.

Chandrasekhar, who had since been evading arrest, was carrying a reward of Rs 12,000 on his head.

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