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After 7 years, advocate among three arrested for killing woman

After 7 years, advocate among three arrested for killing woman

New Delhi: Three persons including an advocate, who were involved in the contract killing of a woman, were arrested after seven years. The police claimed that the murder was related to property dispute. Police identified the accused as Virender Kumar (44), Prithi Singh (59) and Kamlesh (28) who murdered the woman who was not vacating the property in the posh area of Model Town-II, in 2011.

DCP (Crime) Dr G Ramgopal Naik claimed that woman's body was found dumped in the area of New Usmanpur police station in December 2011. Later she was identified as Kiran Aggarwal, resident of Model Town-II. Her brother had lodged a missing complaint on January 19, 2012.

"Both technical and human surveillance led to the identification and arrests of all culprits," said the DCP. Police said that Kiran was living alone at Model Town-II for last five years. She had a dispute with her landlord over vacating the property and her landlord had filed a case in Rohini Courts.

"The woman was having a matrimonial dispute with her husband and she had filed a complaint case for Domestic Violence against her husband at Rohini Courts," said DCP.

He added that Kiran had hired the services of the Advocate Virender Kumar of Tis Hazari Courts for her cases. Aggarwal was demanding Rs 2 crore for vacating the property.

"Kumar who was representing the case of Kiran Aggarwal in the court had taken the task of vacating the property for the landlord in lieu of Rs. 30 lakh," police said. Kumar conspired with other accused. "The culprits forcefully entered into the flat and dragged her into her flat and killed her by strangulating her with a leather belt. They wrapped up the body in a bag and dumped it in the Khadar of Yamuna river," added the officer.

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