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Ahmedabad (India), Oct 23 Canadian-Media): Two people, who are suspected to be involved in the murder of Hindu Samaj Party founder Kamlesh Tiwari, were arrested on Tuesday by the Gujarat Anti-Terrorism squad from the Gujarat-Rajasthan border, media reports said.
The two arrested people were identified as Ashfaq Hussain Sheikh and Moinuddin Pathan.
They were on the run after the murder took place on Oct 18.
“Ashfaq Sheikh and Moinuddin Pathan have been arrested from Shamlaji near Gujarat-Rajasthan border,’’ Gujarat ATS DIG Himanshu Shukla was quoted as saying by Hindustan Times.
The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) took a Muslim cleric from Bareilly into custody on Tuesday in connection with the murder of the HSP leader.
He will now be questioned in Lucknow.
According to police sources, an ATS team from Lucknow took Maulana Kaifi Ali Rizvi into custody at around 0100 hrs.
Sources told UNI news agency that he is a resident of Premnagar, who reportedly helped those who attacked Tiwari.
The team has taken the Maulana to Lucknow, early this morning. The accused who attacked Tiwari, had stopped at Maulana Kaifi Ali Rizvi's house on Friday night.
In view of the locations of the accused changing from Lucknow to Shahjahanpur, Bareilly, Moradabad and then to Ambala, police teams are extremely active.
As per sources, the accused had come to Bareilly to meet the Maulana after the murder and he is accused of helping the attackers.