Basti (UP), Jan 10 (PTI) Police arrested three people on Sunday in connection with a case of triple murder in Basti district in Uttar Pradesh.
Police said potato trader Mohammad Aslam was travelling in a truck on the national highway-28 on Saturday when he was killed along with the driver and the helper.
The assailants also looted Rs 6 lakh.
Inspector General of Police (Basti Range) Anil Kumar Rai said police swung into action soon after a complaint was lodged at Chhavni police station and arrested the accused -- identified as Ajeet Singh, Arun Kumar Yadav and Sheel Kumar Maurya.
The truck driver and helper were identified as Rajkumar Gautam and Sonu Maurya. PTI CORR NAV SMN SMN