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Two held, murder conspiracy unearthed: UP police


Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday claimed to have cracked murder case of the Ritz restaurant’s owner Bobby Khanna, with the arrest of two sharpshooters from Azamgarh.

Senior Superintendent of the Special Task Force (STF) Amit Pathak said the killing was executed over a sum of Rs.57 lakh.

The conspiracy was hatched by a city dentist who is now being interrogated.

The STF has also stumbled upon many trails, suggesting shady deals of the slain restaurant owner.

According to Pathak, Khanna had purchased a bungalow in Mahanagar worth Rs.8 crore from a dentist Naimish Trivedi. He had not paid him remaining sum of Rs.57 lakh for which he conspired and hired two sharpshooters from Azamgarh, Subhash and Saif and got Bobby Khanna, owner of a prominent restaurant of Lucknow, killed on January 1.

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