Accused might be in remote areas: Cops
New Delhi: It's been more than two months that the 26-year-old Radiology intern Dr Sashwat Pandey was killed inside the St Stephen's Hospital of the city. Now, police suspected that the main suspect behind the murder, who is still untraceable, could be in a remote area of the country.
Police sources told The Millennium Post that the suspect, also a doctor himself and was also known to the deceased, has not been made any transaction and also had not been active on any social platform. Police suspected that he could be somewhere in a remote area where he is probably continuing his doctoral practice and another possibility is he might have changed his look as a beggar.
Sources further disclosed that more than 15 members of police team have been raiding different places across the country including Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Odisha and Madhya Pradesh. These are the places he has friends or family in or has studied.
"Our team is still raiding in different states and we will arrest him soon," said a police source.
The suspect also did not make any contact with his family members after the incident. Several rounds of questioning had been done from relatives to his friends but the suspect did not make any clue. When asked about the development in the case Deputy Commissioner of Police (north) Jatin Narwal stated that they are taking every step carefully to nab the accused. ''Our top priority is to solve the case and arrest the accused," said the DCP.
The incident was reported in October 11. Pandey was found attacked with the blunt object. "The suspect came to the hospital in a car which was found by police in Anand Vihar area, we are investigating where he might have fled as his car was found at the place from where both railway and bus stand is close by," police said.