Missing man found dead in UP, three held

DN Bureau

A man who had been missing was found murdered in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district.

Missing man found dead in UP, three held
Missing man found dead in UP, three held

Muzaffarnagar: A 28-year-old man who had been missing since March 26 was found murdered in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, police said on Saturday.

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The body of the deceased, Jogender, was found in Nayagaon village under Ramraj police station in the district on Friday evening, they said.

Jogender, a DJ, had gone to an event with his partner Nitin on March 26 but did not return, the police said.

Nitin and two others -- Shivkumar and Kapil -- were held on suspicion of complicity in crime. During interrogation, they confessed that they had strangulated Jogender over a money dispute and dumped his body in a nala, Circle Officer Somender Negi said.

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Meanwhile, angry villagers held a protest at the Delhi-Pauri highway and gheraoed the police station. Shops in the village remained closed.

Security has been tightened in the area, the police said. (PTI)

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