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Five held in ex-Delhi MLA murder case

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  6 April 2015 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, April 5: Five people have been arrested in connection with the murder of former Delhi legislator Bharat Singh, police said on Sunday. Acting on a tip-off, police arrested Udaiveer, 40, Sunil Pradhan, 25, and Sube Pehalwan, 23, from north Delhi’s Alipur area on Saturday. Following their interrogation, 21-year-old Mohit gar was arrested from north Delhi’s Bawa area. Subsequently, Raman Gurang, 43, a former assistant sub-inspector of Punjab Police, was arrested on Sunday in connection with the case. Gurang was working as a persol bodyguard of Udaiveer. Bharat Singh, 38, and two of his aides were shot at on March 29 while attending a programme in west Delhi’s jafgarh from where he was elected as a legislator in 2009 on the Indian tiol Lok Dal ticket. Bharat Singh, who received more than two bullets, succumbed while undergoing treatment. After the arrest of the five accused, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime Branch) Ravindra Yadav claimed to have solved the murder of the former MLA. He said it was a case of persol enmity. “The murder was the outcome of an ongoing persol enmity arising out of family feud in jafgarh area. The entire conspiracy for the murder was hatched by Udaiveer,” Yadav said. He said the enmity began in 2002 when Bharat Singh’s brother Kishen Pehalwan elimited Udaiveer’s father Surajmal, his brother Sukhbir Singh and his uncle ryan Singh at a Harya village where they had gone to attend a marriage. (IANS)

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