Kaithal: Haryana Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested one the two accused, allegedly involved in firing at two school girls in Kaithal district resulting in the death of one of them and serious injuries to the other.

While Sandeep alias Dipi has been arrested, main accused Bhalla was still at large and police teams are out for him, a Haryana Police spokesman said in kaithal. On wednesday, in Peedal village of Kaithal, the youths on motorcycle fired at the two girls, resulting in the death of one of them.

Shikha had died while Amandeep was in hospital for treatment, the spokesman said. Sandeep has told during interrogation that Bhalla is his friend and a night before the incident they had stayed at Cheeka in Kaithal and Bhalla had tampered with the registration number plates of the motorcycle used in the crime, he said.

Shikha was Bhalla's first cousin, he said. Sandeep was taken to a court from where he was sent to police custody for interrogation.


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