Murderer of Kripal Singh arrested in Shahjahanpur

Murderer of Kripal Singh arrested in Shahjahanpur

download (32)Shahjahanpur, Jul 25 - Uttar Pradesh police today arrested Narayan Pandey, murderer of Kripal Singh, witness in the Asaram rape case ,police said. Police here said that Narayan Pandey was arrested and sent to jail, while one of the other sharp shooters was still away from the clutches of the police. Police added that they along with the help of Jodhpur police arrested Pandey, who planned the entire episode of murdering Kripal. In the police interrogation, he accepted the fact they first offered Rs 10-20 lakh to Kripal for changing his statement in the court, but later when he refused to accept money, he got him murdered by hiring a sharp shooter. A case under Sections 302, 120(B), 195 A and 506 of the IPC have been imposed against him, police added. Kripal was murdered by spraying bullets on July 10. Yesterday, Uttar Pradesh government recommended a CBI probe in the matter of murder of witnesses in the Asaram rape case.

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