Soldier held in J& K for links to Bulandshahr
on returning to Marathi cinema with Srinagar: An Army jawan, accused of the murder of police officer in Bulandshahr, has been detained in Kashmir. Jeetendra Malik alias Jeetu Fauji, who has been posted in Kashmir valley, was detained by his unit after his name surfaced in the investigation of the killing of inspector Subodh Kumar Singh. Sources said he may be handed over to the UP police soon.
UP police, say sources, made a formal requisition to the Army for Malik’s custody after his name cropped up during investigations into the mob violence that left two dead earlier this week in Uttar Pradesh. Malik was on a leave when violence broke out in his hometown on Monday, and he is said to have left for the Valley the same evening. He has allegedly among the 27 named in the FIR for instigating the violence that broke out over cow carcasses.