UK: Three held over “unprovoked” murder in Salford

Two youths and a man were being questioned today over the murder of an Indian student who was gunned down in an “unprovoked” attack as he visited a city with friends.

Anuj Bidve, 23, was shot in the head at point-blank range as he walked with friends near their hotel in Salford, Greater Manchester, in the early hours of Boxing Day.

Two boys, aged 16 and 17, and a man were arrested on suspicion of murder yesterday, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said.