Main accused in murder of Smriti Irani aide Surendra Singh arrested

According to the police, the accused, identified as Wasim, was held in Shalhapur area on Friday night following an encounter where he sustained a bullet injury and was admitted to a hospital.

Published: 01st June 2019 11:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st June 2019 11:59 AM   |  A+A-

BJP MP Smriti Irani pays her last respects to former village head pradhan Surendra Singh. (File |PTI)

By ANI

AMETHI: The main accused in the murder of Surendra Singh, a close aide of Amethi MP Smriti Irani, was arrested by the police following an encounter here.

According to the police, the accused, identified as Wasim, was held in Shalhapur area on Friday night following an encounter where he sustained a bullet injury and was admitted to a hospital.

With this, all the five accused in the case have been arrested.

Earlier on Monday, four accused - Ramchandra, Dharmanath, Naseem and Golu - were arrested by the police in connection with the case.

A case has been registered against them.

Singh, former village head of Barauli, was shot dead at his residence in Amethi on May 25. He was referred to a Lucknow hospital but succumbed to injuries during treatment.

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  • Cynthia Reilly

    So does Madam Irani still believe Rahul Gandhi was responsible for her aides murder??? She needs to apologize to Rahul Gandhi for slandering his name!!!
    4 months ago reply
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