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Deceased's phone helps police nab murderer

New Delhi: A man who killed an electrician by beating him with the bricks when he was sleeping, was arrested from Bihar. Police claimed that for tracing him they contacted Indian Railway to establish that movement of the mobile phone of deceased.
According to police, the accused was identified as Prabhakar Thakur, an illiterate who came to Delhi from Bihar in search of work three months ago. Police claimed that on December 27, the deceased Gaurav was found murdered in Uttam Nagar area. Injuries were also visible on his head. A team was formed of police station Uttam Nagar and Special Staff led by SI Naveen. The team was formed Aditya Gautam, ACP/Operations/Dwarka District, and Vikram Singh, ACP/Dabri.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Dwarka) Sibhesh Singh stated that during the course of the investigation. Upon checking the mobile phone of deceased Gaurav was found to be on. The location of mobile phone was followed and it was found that it was going towards Bihar along with railway track. "Indian Railway was contacted in this regard and it was established that movement of the mobile phone of deceased. Thereafter, a team of police staff was immediately sent to Patna. The team reached Danapur Railway Station before the arrival of Seemanchal Express and coordinated with the railway police," said DCP.
Police further claimed that joint team of Delhi Police and Railway Police tried to locate culprit Prabhakar Thakur at Danapur Station but due to two-minute stoppage of the train, he could not be apprehended. Thereafter, the staff again followed the culprit by tracking the mobile phone and finally nabbed the accused at Village Khanjarpur.
On sustained interrogation, accused Prabhakar Thakur he had come to know that Gaurav has received approx Rs 10,000 for his wages as the electrician and he was leaving for his village next day. So he decided to kill Gaurav to get his money.
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