Muzaffarnagar riots accused held from Bullandshahr


A history-sheeter accused in the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots and a range of other loot and murder cases has been arrested, police said on Saturday.

Harender, who carried a reward of Rs 50,000 on him, and was involved in 12 cases of loot and murder, including the 2013 communal riots in Muzaffarnagar was arrested on Friday in a police encounter at Bullandshahr, SSP Sonia Singh said.

He is accused of killing three youths at Mohammadpur Raisingh village in the district during the 2013 riots, police said.

(With inputs from PTI)