A Special Investigation Team probe has found that the Delhi Police constable was involved in an arson and loot incident at Bahawdi village under Phugana police station in Muzaffarnagar.

A Delhi Police constable has been allegedly found involved in a Muzaffarnagar riots case by the Special Investigation Team.

The constable was found involved in an arson and loot incident at Bahawdi village under Phugana police station in the district during the 2013 communal riots, SIT sources claimed.

Seven persons have been arrested while five others including the police constable have been found involved in the incident by the SIT which is probing the riots cases, they said.

Muzaffarnagar and neighbouring districts including Shamli in western Uttar Pradesh had witnessed communal riots in September 2013 that left over 60 people dead and displaced thousands of villagers.