NOIDA, Dec. 6 -- The district magistrate on Wednesday invoked the National Security Act (NSA) against Anil Bhati, the 26-year-old nephew of notorious gangster Sundar Bhati, in the murder case of local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shiv Kumar and two others.

This comes after the DMS' decision to invoke the NSA against one Arun Yadav on Monday, who had approached gangster Anil to allegedly murder the local leader.

According to the police, Arun had carried out the murder of Shiv, his driver Balinath and his personal security guard Rahees Pal. They added that Arun had got in touch with Anil, who had assigned three sharpshooters from his gang to murder the trio.

The shooters, had opened fired at the trio around 3pm on November 15, 2017,...