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After murder, accused made PCR call to dodge police

New Delhi: Delhi Police on Tuesday said that they have arrested a murderer who after killing his village friend called the police in order to mislead, in West Delhi's Moti Nagar area. The investigating agency said that the accused hit the deceased head with a brick and then threw his body on the railway track. Police said that the accused Gulkesh (20), resident of Prem Nagar, committed the murder to marry with the wife of deceased.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (west) Monika Bharadwaj said that on the intervening night of 24/25 June a PCR call was received at Moti Nagar wherein the caller stated that someone has killed his known person and thrown his body on the railway track near Prem Nagar Phatak in Rama Road.

The police team reached the spot and met caller Gulkesh who stated that someone has killed his known Dalbir (30) and thrown his body on the railway track. Initially, one leg of the deceased was found near the railway track. "The search was made for the remaining body parts of the deceased which was found about one km ahead on the railway track, it had been cut into pieces by the train," added DCP Monika.

During preliminary investigation, Gulkesh continuously gave contradictory statements regarding the incident and could not give a satisfactory explanation for the blood stains found on his clothes. He was thoroughly interrogated and he broke down and disclosed that he had a crush on the wife of the deceased and wanted to marry her but she was not willing to marry him.

The accused told police that on Monday the deceased's wife was not in the city. Therefore, he called the deceased at Rama Road in the evening and asked him to go to the rented house of the deceased at Inderlok.

"Somehow, the accused convinced to take the deceased towards railway track near Zakhira. While both of them were walking by the side of railway track, accused suddenly hit the head of the deceased with a brick, due to which the deceased became unconscious," police said. Accused then threw the body on the railway track and made PCR call.

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