BILASPUR: 2 youth have been arrested in connection to the murder of Congress leader Sanju Tripathi in Bilaspur today. The police have seized a pistol from the youths arrested. The arrested youth are identified as residents of Raigad.
A look out notice has been issued for the main accused identified as Kapil Tripathi. As many as 50 suspects have been interogated so far.
Sanju Tripathi was killed on Wednesday near Sakri overbridge in the district when he, who was former District General Secretary of the party was travelling in his car was waylaid and shot. He died on the spot.
“In the preliminary investigation a property related dispute has come to fore. On the other hand, Sanju Tripathi’s brother had registered a report against him for assaulting him at the Civil Line Police Station in Bilaspur a few days ago,” police said.