Bulandshahr Violence Case: Prime accused Yogesh Raj arrested
New Delhi : A prime accused in the Bulandshahr violence case – Yogesh Raj – has been arrested by the cops on Thursday morning; he is accused of attacking and killing the police officer.
Raj's arrest comes on the side-lines of the arrest of Kalua, the man accused of attacking Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh with an axe during the December 3 violence over alleged cow slaughter.
Kalua, during his interrogation, told the police that on December 3, he was felling a tree to block a road. When the inspector stopped him from doing so, he attacked him with an axe.
Till date a total of 31 accused have been arrested in the case.
Speaking to a TV channel, Bulandshahr SSP Prabhakar Chaudhary had said, “It also emerged that during the violence the inspector had opened fire in self-defence from his service pistol, which hit Sumit Kumar, and the five or six other men with Prashant then surrounded the inspector and shot him. They also tried to set him on fire him.”