Police on Wednesday claimed to have recovered the weapon used by the main accused in the murder of Chandan Gupta here on Republic Day during a procession.
Gupta was killed in communal violence that broke out in Kasganj on the Republic Day.
Stoking a potential controversy, Uttar Pradesh minister Satyadev Pachauri on Saturday termed the violence in Kasganj a "minor incident".
Kasganj violence: Police arrest another accused for murder of Chandan Gupta in Uttar Pradesh clashes
Rahat Qureshi, an accused in the killing of a youth in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj after which communal violence started, was arrested on Saturday, Uttar Pradesh Police said
Police beefed up the security outside the house of Chandan Gupta after his family alleged they were being threatened if they pursue their son's murder case.
Kasganj violence: Police probe unverified video showing men carrying guns as UP town limps back to normalcy
Days after violence rattled the Uttar Pradesh town of Kasganj, chief minister Yogi Adityanath broke his silence on the communal clashes and promised stringent action against the culprits.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath broke his silence on Kasganj violence promising action against those involved even as politics brewed over the clashes with Union minister Giriraj Singh claiming that media would have chosen a "different" line if the killed youth was from the minority community
A young man rumoured to have been killed in the communal clashes in Kasganj district of Uttar Pradesh on Republic Day, surfaced on Tuesday and trashed reports of his death
The Kasganj superintendent of Police Sunil Kumar Singh has been transferred to Meerut and a magisterial probe has been ordered to investigate the violence the occurred in Kasganj