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Missing lawyer found dead, four arrested

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22nd October, 2019 10:09 IST

Muzaffarnagar (UP), Four men were arrested for allegedly killing a lawyer and burying his body in a jungle here, police said on Monday.

The victim Sameer Saffi was missing since October 15.

The accused – Singol Alwi, Arvaz, Dinesh and Rizwan – were arrested on Sunday, station house officer Anil Kapervan said, adding that the body of Saffi has been found.

Alwi, a bird feed trader, confessed to have committed the crime with his accomplices as he had taken a loan of Rs 1 crore from the lawyer eight months ago and the deceased was pressuring him to payback the amount, the SHO said.

Last Tuesday, the accused abducted Saffi in a car and strangled him to death before burying the body in a nearby jungle.

The lawyer’s family had filed a missing complaint about his whereabouts on the same day.

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