New Delhi: The main accused in the brutal gangrape and murder of a 50-year-old woman in Uttar Pradesh’s Badaun was arrested, the district magistrate said on Thursday. Satyanarayan, an occultist, was taken to custody on Thursday a day after the UP Police arrested his two aides in the same incident. Satyanarayan had a bounty of Rs 50,000 on his head.Also Read - Rampur Cops, Who Found Azam Khan’s Buffalo, Are Now Searching For Congress Neta’s Mare

The arrests were made after the post-mortem report confirmed rape and brutality using a rod. He also informed that the victim’s leg and a rib bone were fractured and there were injuries in her private parts. Also Read - 30 UP Cops Injured in Clash at District Jail After Inmate Dies of Dengue

The incident took place on Sunday and has triggered hue and cry in the political circles evoking the horrific memories of the Nirbhaya case. The matter came to light when her body was brought home at night. Also Read - NEET-UG Result 2021 Likely to be Delayed Further. UP Police Urges NTA to Withhold Results of 25 Students | Details Here

The FIR was registered two days later following which the duo was nabbed. The family of the deceased even alleged police apathy for the delay caused in filing the FIR in the case.

Meanwhile, the National Commission for Women (NCW) has sought immediate intervention of the UP police in the matter. The Commission has also said it will send its member to probe the incident.