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Varun Gandhi meets murder accused BJP leader in Naini Central Prison

Varun Gandhi meets murder accused BJP leader in Naini Central Prison
(FILES) In this file picture taken on November 20, 2004 Grandson of late former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member Varun Gandhi delivers his speech during a rally to protest against the arrest of Hindu religious leader Jayendra Saraswathi in New Delhi. The grandson of late Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi came under fire on March 17, 2009 for allegedly inciting violence against Muslims in comments that highlighted the country's religious tensions. Varun Gandhi, who is campaigning for next month's general elections, reportedly told a rally that his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would "cut the head of Muslims." AFP PHOTO/Tekee TANWAR (Photo credit should read TEKEE TANWAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Allahabad : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi on Sunday met former party MLA Udai Bhan Karwariya, who is presently in Naini Central Prison in connection with Samajwadi Party (SP) legislator Jawahar Yadav’s murder case.

Yadav was killed on August 13, 1996, in Allahabad’s Civil Lines area.

Sulaki Yadav, the brother of the slain Samajwadi Party MLA, had last year lodged an FIR naming Karwariya as an accused.

Former BSP MP from Phulpur Kapil Muni Karwariya, Uday Bhan, Suraj Bhan and Ramchandra were named as accused in the murder.

Yadav’s widow Vijma Yadav is currently the Samajwadi Party MLA from Pratappur Assembly constituency. (ANI)