UP cops arrest one of the accused in Mathura violence

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One of three accused of the Mathura violence, which left 29 people dead, has been arrested from a village in Parsurampur area in Basti district of Uttar Pradesh.

More than a 100 people, including city magistrate Ram Araj Yadav, received injuries in the clash.

The arrested accused Chandan Bose was a close confidant of gang leader Ram Vriksh Yadav, the alleged leader of Azad Bharat Vidhik Vaicharik Kranti Satyagrahi, was killed in the violence.

He was picked up along with his wife by UP police team of Mathura from Caithwalia village.

Bose had allegedly killed  SHO Santosh Yadav. The other deceased cop was a Superintendent of Police Mathura Mukul Dwivedi. They were killed during the clashes between police and encroachers in Mathura on 2 June.

The UP Police had constituted special teams to nab the three accused.