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20070331: Meerut serial killer names 6 accomplices Uttar Pradesh Serial Killer News

The alleged serial killer whose arrest Thursday led to the sensational disclosure about the killing of as many as 250 people, has named seven more accomplices.

'We are rushing police parties in search of these people named by Salim, whose gang of highway robbers has confessed to have killed 250 men, women and children over the past few months,' Meerut senior superintendent of police Dipesh Juneja told IANS Friday.

He said: 'All of them, including Salim belong to Bahraich, a Uttar Pradesh district bordering Nepal.'

Salim, a middle-aged taxi driver, had told the police that most of his victims were tourists or outstation visitors who hired his cab for travelling in and around the city.

'He and his gang members would kill the passengers and pocket away their valuables and cash,' the police official said.


20070329: Meerut serial killer arrested Uttar Pradesh Serial Killer News
Another serial killer was arrested by the Meerut police today here, Sahara Samay sources said.

According to the channel, arrested killer Mohammad Saleem Kuraishi was involved in more than 250 cases of murder.

The kingpin of the Saleem gang confessed that he killed 250 people in three years.

The police said that he used to kill the people after looting them. At least 40 to 45 policemen also became victims of this notorious killer, the channel added.

At least 40-member Saleem gang was active in the eastern Uttar Pradesh and it was trying to spread its reach in western part of the state, police claimed.

The police said that raids are on to arrest other members of the game.

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