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Main accused in NIA officials murder arrested in Noida

NOIDA || Main accused in the murder of NIA official Tanzeel Ahmed, Muneer was arrested by the special task force (STF) of the Uttar Pradesh police on Tuesday, an official said.

taHe was picked up from Noida along with two associates. He was in Noida for the last three days. A 9mm pistol was also recovered from him. Munger had a reward of Rs 2 lakh on his head.

Soon after his arrest, the UP police, NIA officials and the STF have jointly begun interrogation of the accused, who is alleged to have shot the NIA official two dozen times when he was returning from a family wedding in Budayun. Tanzeel Ahmed’s wife had succumbed to gun shot injuries later at a Delhi hospital.

Others accused in the high-profile murder were arrested soon after the killing.