Under the NSA, one can be detained without a charge for up to 12 months if the authorities are satisfied that the person is a threat to national security or law and order.
Panic gripped the area when the vegetable vendor walked down to Majhila police station, about 2 km away from his village, holding the girl’s severed head in his hand with blood trickling down.
While the wife and two daughters died, his third daughter, who was also attacked, survived and has been referred to nearby Meerut district for treatment, the police said.
The girl had gone to the fields Sunday afternoon to collect fodder for cattle but did not return.
Additional district sessions judge Ram Sudh Singh also imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on Naushad after holding him guilty under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) on Friday evening.
As per the police sources, while Manthan belonged to Niwari district of MP, Hukmendra and Kritika belonged to Jhansi.
Sadhna was killed on March 31, 2014 following which a dowry death case was registered by her father.
The police found another country-made pistol in his bag.
Ashok Patel's 28-year-old nephew Shubham, who rushed on hearing the gunshot, was also shot at, the SP said, adding that both died on the spot.
The police launched a hunt and the suspicion on the minor grew as his handwriting matched the ransom note recovered by the police.
The incident occurred at Lilkar village in Sikanderpur area in the afternoon when the teenager went to the field, according to police.
When the mother returned home around 8 pm, she found the house open and her son lying in a pool of blood.
According to police, the accused -- Chinnar Yadav had a quarrel with his wife Vimla (35) at around 7.30 am in their Netanagar locality house.
The FIR was registered on Friday and a probe has begun, Pandey said refusing to elaborate further.
Following the incident on Wednesday, passengers thrashed the man and handed him over to the police.