Lucknow: Five held for murder in old city

Zaid Shakeel, 27, was shot late Sunday night when he was returning home on a motorcycle.

By: Express News Service | Lucknow | Published:June 11, 2016 3:42 am

The police on Friday arrested five persons who allegedly murdered a man in Bazarkhala on the orders of gangster Salim, who is lodged in jail in connection with several cases, police said.

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Zaid Shakeel, 27, was shot late Sunday night when he was returning home on a motorcycle.

Police said Salim had asked Misbahuddin, Umair, Imran, Yamin and Farhan to kill Zaid, whom he suspected of having a relationship with a woman from his family.

Farhan, who was with Zaid on his motorcycle at the time of his murder, had conspired with the others to get him killed.

Zaid’s father is a businessman and also works as a contractor.

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