Man held over murder charges in UP

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Muzaffarnagar (UP), Dec 26 (PTI) A man was on Saturday arrested for allegedly killing an acquaintance after he refused to share wine with him in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district, police said.

The body of 60-year-old Jasbir with injury marks was found in a jungle at Pirkhera village under Jhinjhana police station five days ago, they said.

The police had registered a case and started investigations to trace the attacker, Station House Officer Servesh Kumar said.

On Saturday, police arrested one Krishnpal and during interrogation he confessed to have killed Jasbir using a sharp-edged weapon after the victim refused to share wine with him, the SHO said. PTI Corr AQS AQS