Lucknow: In a fresh development in the killing of DSP Zia-ul-Haq, two close aides of former Uttar Pradesh Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka Raja Bhaiya, were on Tuesday sent to CBI custody till March 18.

Special judicial magistrate (CBI) Mirza Zeenat remanded Rajiv Singh and Sanjay Singh alias Guddu Singh in CBI custody on the agency's plea seeking remand of the two, arrested by state police in connection with Pratapgarh violence.

The duo was arrested in connection with the violence in which the DSP, village head Nanhe Yadav and his brother Suresh were murdered.

The CBI had registered four cases pertaining to triple murder cases in village on March 2 and had booked Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya in one of the cases for murder on the complaint by Haq's wife.

On March 2, the DSP was murdered when he had gone to Balipur village on getting the information of murder of the village head.

(JPN/Agencies)

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