Man arrested on suspicion of murder after university student dies in Nottingham city centre attack

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Arjun Singh died after an assault in Nottingham city centre on Saturday. (PA)

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a university student was killed in an attack in Nottingham city centre.

Arjun Singh, 20, who was studying at Nottingham Trent University, died after being taken to Queen’s Medical Centre following the assault in Long Row shortly before 4am on Saturday.

Nottinghamshire Police previously said detectives were eager to trace two men who fled the scene on foot.

The arrested man, 20, is currently being questioned by police, the force added.

Detective Inspector Richard Monk said: "A man is now in custody being questioned on suspicion of murder.

“This was a serious assault which has resulted in a young man losing his life.

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“Our thoughts are with Arjun’s family and friends and we would ask that people respect their privacy at this very sad and difficult time.

“It is really important that if anyone has any information that could help the enquiry, no matter how small it may be, they come forward immediately.”

The senior officer added: “If you were in the area of the Slug and Lettuce public house around 3.45am on Saturday morning and have not yet spoken to the police, I would urge you to come forward.

“We need to hear from anyone who may have dash-cam footage, including taxi-drivers who were in the area of Long Row West and Angel Row at the time, or any mobile phone footage of the incident.”

Anyone with information is urged to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 132 of 18 January, or to contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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