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Two months after National Investigation Agency (NIA) officer Tanzil Ahmad was shot dead on the highway near Delhi, the main accused has been arrested.

35-year-old Muneer was arrested in Ghaziabad near Delhi. The police say he had nine pistols.

A former student of the Aligarh Muslim University, he is allegedly involved in two other murder cases.

Mr Ahmad, 45, was driving back to Delhi from a family wedding on April 3 when two men on a bike stopped his Wagon R car and shot him 24 times. His wife Farzana Khatoon was also killed. Their children, aged 14 and 12, who were told by their father to duck, survived the attack.