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2 held for killing man over snack dispute

Delhi Police arrested two persons in connection with the murder of a youth who was thrashed to death over golgappa in North-west Delhi’s Swaroop Nagar area. 

According to the police, the accused have been identified as Sunil Kumar and Lucky. Police have recovered bikes of the accused and the victim. The mobile phone of the victim was also recovered which was found abandoned by a local near the spot.

Police said that on August 4, police received a PCR call about a youth lying unconscious on the Kacha gali, near Singhania Glass Godown. By the time they rushed to the spot, the victim was shifted to the BJRM Hospital by the PCR van. The hospital informed that the youth, who was not yet identified, was brought dead.

In the preliminary investigation, locals informed that two motorcycle-borne men dumped the youth at the spot.

“Since it was a blind murder case, we activated our local intelligence. We scanned through the CCTV footage of the cameras installed near the spot. During extensive search of the spot, we found a Bullet bike few metres away hidden in an isolated spot. Through its registration number, we found that the deceased was one Irfan, a motor mechanic,” said a senior cop.

The official further said: “While scanning the CCTV camera footage, we found out that two youth had a heated argument with Irfan over taking golgappas first from a vendor near the wine shop. In the footage, we saw that both the accused thrashed him and dumped him at the spot.”

The officer added that based on a tip-off, on August 6, they apprehended Sunil from his house in Bhalswa Dairy area. On sustained interrogation, Sunil confessed that the other person with him was Lucky.  Lucky was apprehended on August 24 from his house in Swami Shradhanand Colony.
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