Ex-Apna Dal leader arrested in reference to lynching of student in Uttar Pradesh 

Ex-Apna Dal leader arrested in reference to lynching of student in Uttar Pradesh 

A former Apna Dal leader was arrested in reference to the lynching of a student here, police said on Friday.

Ankit Trivedi, a student belonging to Payari village in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh, was severely thrashed and left within the community health centre, Naraina, during a serious condition on Tuesday, police station Officer Girindra Singh said.

Trivedi succumbed to injuries later, he added.

A case was lodged against Mangal Singh Patel, former district unit president of Apna Dal, and three others during this connection, the SHO said, adding Patel was arrested on Thursday.