An RTI activist missing since December 27 has been found dead at Shahpur village under Kandhla Police Station in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Friday.
Kasim Saifi, aged 32, was missing from his home in Moradabad since last week of December, 2018. After investigation, Vikas Choudhry, a property dealer was taken in for questioning during which he confessed the killing of RTI activist, officials said.
Saifi was shot dead by the accused with the help of his friend Kuldeep on December 27. The crime was motivated by an old enmity. Based on the complaint lodged by the victim’s family, we had begun investigation. Saifi’s body was recovered and sent for postmortem, officials said.