Mumbai: The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Monday claimed that the 29-year-old man arrested from Nagpur in connection with last week’s murder of Hindutva leader Kamlesh Tiwari in Lucknow, was in continuous touch with other persons held in the case.
Meanwhile, the UP police has announced a reward of Rs 2.5 lakh each for the arrests of two more suspects.
A senior ATS officer said that the probe agency suspected that Sayyed Asim Ali, who was apprehended by the Maharashtra ATS from Mominpura area in Nagpur on October 19, had played a “very important” role in the crime.
The Maharashtra ATS, on the basis of leads provided by the UP police, on Saturday arrested Ali. Tiwari (45), a former leader of the Hindu Samaj Party, was killed at his house in Naka Hindola area of Lucknow on October 18....