Updated: February 28, 2021 4:43:23 am
The Delhi Police on Saturday arrested two men who were allegedly hired to kill Kashmiri rights activist Sushil Pandit in the national capital, the police said.
The accused, Sukhwinder (25) and Lakhan (21), are residents of Kotkapura, Punjab, and were allegedly hired by a man named Prince, who is lodged in Faridkot jail in Punjab and faces a murder trial, the police said.
DCP (South-west) Ingit Pratap Singh said, “We received information that the two were looking for rented accommodation in R K Puram… We arrested them and recovered four pistols from their possession.”
Pandit is a human rights activist and the CEO of Hive Communications, police said.
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