Chief Judicial Magistrate Narender Kumar had on Monday asked the officer to appear before the court on January 14 to explain the progress in the case of killing of Shahnawaz in Kawal village.

On August 27, 26-year-old Shahnawaz Kalwaurf was allegedly stabbed by two youths Gaurav and Sachin, who were later lynched by a mob in the village.

The incident led to widespread tension in Muzaffarnagar district and adjoining districts of Shamli, Baghpat, Meerut and Saharanpur.


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