Jamshedpur: City police here on Tuesday arrested two persons in connection with Sonu Mishra murder case. Ranjeet Sao, another accused accused in this case, surrendered before the court today.
Those arrested were identified as Deepak Tiwary and Lokesh Kumar alias Kathmandu.
SSP of Jamshedpur Anoop Birtharay said Ranjeet surrendered following mounting pressure by police. He said three persons carried out the murder plan.
One of them was following Sonu Mishra from Jamshedpur Civil Court where the latter had gone to appear in a case. Other two accused rode the motorcycle used in the crime. One of them stopped Sonu�s car by waving at him and shot him from point blank range. The culprits also fired on Sonu�s father Baijnath Mishra, said the SSP.
Sonu Mishra was shot dead near Star Cinema under Burmamines police station area on Saturday last. He was a native of Azamgarh, UP.
He used to stay with his parents in Jugsalai before recently shifting to Kharagpur. His rivalry with the Ranjeet Sanjeet gang led to his killing, police said.