"Harendra Singh alias Bhua Singh, named accused in Visheshwar Ojha murder case, has been arrested by the police," a statement from state police headquarters said.

Seven persons, including Harendra Singh, have been named accused in the murder case of Ojha, who was shot dead last evening at a place between Sonvarsha and Parsaura villages under Shahpur police station of Bhojpur.

Shahabad DIG A Rahman cited in Ara that Singh was arrested, while five others were detained in the case. A special team, led by Deputy Superintendent of Police Reshu Krishna, has been constituted to conduct raids to nab the accused, Rahman said.

He cited on the basis of information received from the five detainees, a team had been sent to Uttar Pradesh's Balia district in search of Ojha's suspected killers.

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