Three persons, including a woman, have been arrested in connection with the murder of a local businessman, police said in Muzaffarnagar on Saturday.
Manjit Khokar, Sunny and Kajal were arrested on Friday and have confessed to the crime while four other accused are still at large, police said.
The businessman Madan Kumar Garg was abducted when he had come to Roorki in his car on February 4. A ransom was demanded from his family members by the accused, they said.
The trio admitted that they strangled Garg to death and threw his body in the Ganga. The body has not yet been recovered but the search is on.