Uttar Pradesh: Prime accused in attack on BJP leader Brijlal Teotia arrested

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh police has arrested from Muradnagar the prime accused in last month's murderous attack on senior BJP leader Brijlal Teotia, an official said on Wednesday.

Representational image. AFP

Representational image. AFP

Accused Manish was nabbed near Manan Dhaam Duhai on the Delhi-Meerut Road, the official said adding that he was under electronic surveillance since the attack on the BJP leader on 11 August in Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh.

Police said a US-made .30 bore carbine and cartridges were seized from the accused.

Manish is said to have fired the most number of bullets at Teotia, injuring him seriously. He is recuperating at a hospital in Noida.

The special task force, probing the attack on the BJP leader, has since taken Manish for interrogation to an undisclosed location in Greater Noida.


Updated Date: Sep 07, 2016 15:24 PM

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