A young man arrested this morning in murder of an engineering student in Lucknow on Thursday is son of a former BSP MLA, government sources have said. The murder of Prashant Singh, 23, on Thursday was caught on security cameras in an apartment complex.
The student had reportedly gone to meet an acquaintance in an apartment complex in Lucknow’s posh Gomti Nagar Extension area when a group of five-six men, who had been waiting for him, stabbed him in the chest.
This morning, Aman Bahadur, key accused in the stabbing incident was arrested. He is son of former BSP MLA, according to sources in the state government.
Prashant Singh, who was from Varanasi, was studying in a prominent engineering college in the state capital.
The CCTV footage of the incident shows a group of men stopping a Toyota Innova car and attacking two men who are sitting in the front. In a few seconds, Prashant Singh runs out of the car, while keeping his hand on his chest, and enters a building.