September 27, 2016 5:07:21 am
Six people have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the murder of Shitu Ram, a resident of Ram Darbar. The police have also recovered the weapon with which the crime was committed. According to the police, the prime motive was robbery and that two of the accused are still at large.
Those arrested have been identified as Ajay Kumar alias Pappu (3), Deepak alias Discovery (19), Sri Kant (21), Amit alias Chutka (22), Rohit (19) and Vikram alias Dedh, all residents of Ram Darbar. All the accused were under the influence of drugs while committing the crime, the police said.
Disclosing more details, DSP (south), Deepak Yadav said that the police received a call about a stabbing incident which had taken place under the railway bridge in Ram Darbar area.
A PCR team reached the spot and found that Ram along with his son Deepak Kumar were lying seriously injured, following which they were rushed to the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32.
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According to Yadav, Ram succumbed to his injuries in the hospital and a case was registered against Dedh, Ajay, Discovery and Ankush at Sector 31 police station. All the accused were arrested during raids conducted in Industrial Area Phase II and Ram Darbar while the others were arrested after being identified by Discovery and Dedh.
Revealing the sequence of events which led to the murder, the DSP said that the victim and his son were on their way home when they saw the accused near the Raman Gas Agency. The son, who is also the complainant in the case, told the police that Dedh and Srikant asked them to hand over their belongings. When they objected, the accused attacked his father with a sword and sticks. When he tried to intervene, they also attacked him, leaving both of them injured.
The DSP added that earlier a case under Sections 395 (dacoity) of the IPC was registered against them but on Monday Section 302 (murder) was also added in the FIR.
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