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Cops now probe role of 6 freed in prof murder

The police are now investigating the role of the six ABVP activists,acquitted earlier this month of killing H S Sabharwal,in last week’s murder of an aide of the slain Ujjain professor’s son,according to a police source.

The police are now investigating the role of the six ABVP activists,acquitted earlier this month of killing H S Sabharwal,in last week’s murder of an aide of the slain Ujjain professor’s son,according to a police source.

Besides the six,the police are also analysing phone call details of several others associated with Sabharwal’s son Himanshu.

An accountant in Himanshu’s Gurgaon consultancy firm,Parminder Singh was found dead outside Khalsa College in North Campus late Thursday night. He was stabbed to death while returning home after putting up posters outside North Campus colleges seeking participation in a rally to protest acquittal of the suspects in Prof Sabharwal’s murder,the police have said.

The six — Shashiranjan Akela,Hemant Dubey,Sudhir Yadav,Vimal Tomar,Pankaj Mishra and Vimal Rajoria — were acquitted by a Nagpur court on July 13 for want of evidence.

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Police are analysing phone call details of the six to know whether they had made any calls to Delhi before or after Singh’s murder,the source said. Stating they do not have any clues in the murder yet,a senior officer said the police suspect more than one person was involved in Singh’s murder. The police have reportedly taken call details of all those who attended meetings,called by Himanshu Sabharwal to plan out this Sunday’s protest rally,at Dilli Haat last Monday and at Park Hotel in Connaught Place on Thursday.