Ghaziabad: UP's Mussoorie Police on Thursday arrested Dasna Town Area Chairman Haji Arif for conspiring to murder a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader. In this case, the police have already taken ten people into custody. Superintendent of Police Dehat Neeraj Jadoun has told that on July 20, BJP leader BS Tomar was shot dead near the milky Peepal in Kasba Dasna of Mussoorie police station area.
He said that the police was investigating the case, in which the names of Arif and Mehtab Qureshi were revealed in the conspiracy to murder BS Tomar. Since then the police was looking for Arif. He said that Arif has been detained by Mussoorie Police Station Neeraj Kumar from Balaji Hotel in Mussoorie.
He told that Arif has confessed his crime in the interrogation. During interrogation, Arif told the police that BS Tomar was the BJP's Mandal president and was politically more active in the area, not only that a particular girl from the village had gone away with a boy from another community.
For whom BS Tomar was lobbying, due to which his political interests were being affected. Due to this, conspiracy to kill Tomar together with Mahatab Qureshi and on 20 July along with Salman alias Dagga, Arbaaz, Naushad alias Bakri and Aman Qureshi, killed the BJP leader. Jadaun told that Mahtab Qureshi will also be captured soon.