2 separate murder cases solved by Ghaziabad police
Ghaziabad: Ghaziabad police have worked out two separate murder cases and arrested four persons in connection with these. Police officials said that in both the cases, the victims were drowned in drains after being killed.
In first incident reported from Muradnagar area, police arrested three persons for killing a 32-year-old meat trader on June 5.
Cops said that the arrested accused were identified as Chand Mohammad (28), Afzal Mirza and Kamran Beg (27), all native of Muradnagar area.
Om Prakash Singh, Station House officer of Muradnagar police station said that the trio of accused are acquaintances of the victim and after murdering him they had spread a rumour that the victim got drowned while taking a bath in Ganga canal.
"Upon interrogating the arrested persons, they told police that accused Chand plotted conspiracy to murder the meat trader Asif as he had refused to lend him meat and also used abusive words to him. He involved his two friends and invited Asif for an Eid party. The trio of accused travelled in a car where they offered drinks to Asif and after consuming alcohol, they killed him by hitting his head with a stick and then dumped the body in gang canal," said Singh.
Following the incident, nearly 600 persons were booked by police for allegedly creating a ruckus and attacking cops when they had gone to hand over deceased's body to the family on Saturday.
In another incident, reported from Sahibabad area, a man in his early 30s has been arrested by police for allegedly killing his friend and dumping his body in a drain on Saturday. Cops said that the accused told police that four friends including the deceased had drinks together on Saturday and following an altercation over some money issues, three persons committed the murder and dumped his body in a drain. Police said that the other two accused are still absconding.