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Asaram aide booked under Arms Act

Saturday, Aug 13, 2016,12:26 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Muzaffarnagar | A close aide of Asaram, who is in judicial custody in connection with the murder of a witness in a rape case against the self-styled godman, has been booked under the Arms Act, police said today.

A pistol was seized on the information provided by Niraj Kumar, who is an accused of murdering Akhil Gupta, witness in a rape case against Asaram, a police officer said. Following which, he was also booked under the Arms act and a warrant issued on his name, he said. Gupta was shot dead here on January 11, 2015.