Suresh Raina, police said that a man was arrested in the attack for assaulting the relatives of former cricketer Suresh Raina, and that his uncle and cousin were killed. Police said Sunday that a man was arrested in the attack for assaulting the relatives of former cricketer Suresh Raina, and that his uncle and cousin were killed.
In a joint operation between the Uttar Pradesh Task Force (STF) and the Punjab Police, the defendant Chhajju, alias Chhaimar, was arrested in the village of Pachpedha belonging to the Baheri Police Station, said Additional Superintendent Satyasen Yadav.
The three gang members involved in the attack were arrested in September last year. Chhajju told police that he fled to Hyderabad after the incident, stayed there for a time, and then returned to his village in Bareilly. The attack took place on the night of August 19-20 last year in the village of Pathankot in Tharyal. Raina’s uncle, Ashok Kumar, a contractor, was killed on the spot, while Kumar’s son, Kaushal, was injured on August 31.
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