The prime accused in a case related to the killing of a 22-year-old woman belonging to a scheduled caste has been arrested, Muzaffarnagar police said on Sunday.
The main accused Shahnawaz alias Sona was arrested in connection with the case registered at Budina Khurd under Charthawal police station, SSP Sudhir Kumar told PTI here.
The main accused has been arrested and a pistol, suspected to have been used in the crime, recovered, he said.
Police are searching for the remaining two accused - Sobhan and Naseem - who are absconding, the officer said.
A 22-year-old Dalit woman was gunned down when she was working in the fields at Budina Khurd village in the district on August 30.