Amravati Murder Case: 7 culprits arrested, who else is involved?

A court in Maharashtra’s Amravati district on Sunday sent the prime accused in the murder of chemist Umesh Pralhadrao Kolhe to police custody till July 7, officials said here.

The accused – Sheikh Irfan – who is also the mastermind behind the dastardly killing of Kolhe on the night of June 21, was nabbed from Nagpur on Saturday, hours after the Centre handed over the probe to the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

The other accused arrested are Mudassir Ahmed, 22, Shahrukh Pathan, 25, Abdul Taufiq , 24, Shoib Khan, 22, Atib Rashid, 22, and Yusuf Bahadur Khan.

Currently, Irfan, 35, is being interrogated by the investigation team, and the police indicate the possibility of more arrests being carried out in the case.