CBI ARRESTS ANOTHER ACCUSED IN CONNECTION WITH AN ON-GOING INVESTIGATION OF THE SHEHLA MASOOD MURDER CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 02.03.2012

            The Central Bureau of Investigation today arrested another accused person in an on-going investigation in connection with killing of Ms.Shehla Masood in Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh). She is allegedly believed to be a friend of the alleged conspirator in the killing and is understood to be aware of the crime & believed to be assisting in the conspiracy.

 

            CBI had earlier arrested a Bhopal-based Interior Designer, and another person in connection with the killing of Ms.Shehla Masood and both are presently in CBI custody upto 6th March, 2012.

 

            Ms Shehla Masood was killed outside her residence at Koh-e-fiza, Bhopal inside her Santro Car on 16.08.2011. CBI had registered a case on 03.9.2011 U/S 302 of IPC against unknown persons in relation to the alleged murder of Ms.Shehla Masood on the request of the Madhya Pradesh Govt. and further Notification from Govt. of India. The CBI took up the investigation of the case, earlier registered at Police Station Koh-E-Fiza, Distt. Bhopal (MP).

 

            The arrested accused will be produced in the Designated Court at Indore tomorrow.

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