The accused, who is now in custody, had said that he opened fire to avenge the murder of Chandan Gupta.
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The conflagration could have been avoided had police and administration not failed to gauge underlying tension.
Chandan Gupta's father Sushil Gupta had sought police protection after he was allegedly threatened on Thursday night outside his house in Kasganj.
The Police Headquarters in Lucknow said combing operations had been intensified to nab Naseem and Waseem.
Petition seeking NIA probe, Rs 50 lakh relief, martyr’s status for Chandan Gupta has been dismissed.
The video which was shot from a rooftop also has several gunshots sounds, and the police are reportedly probing the clip in order to find out those responsible for the clashes.
Fresh violence broke out in Uttar Pradesh’s Kasganj town yesterday when a shop was set on fire by unidentified men.
Sangeeta Gupta, the mother of the deceased, said she wants justice. She added the accused are roaming free, the compensation will not do justice.
Explosives were found during house to house searches following which the state police chief said that the stringent National Security Act would be invoked against the culprits.
Kasganj communal violence: Section 144, internet shutdown continue in UP district; accused identified, say cops
The situation in Kasganj remained tense on Sunday, three days after violent clashes followed a 'Tiranga Yatra' carried out by bike-borne youth on Republic Day where one person was killed.