Dreaded criminal held for Gurugram triple murder
NEW DELHI: The Crime Branch has arrested wanted criminal Manoj Kumar in gruesome case of triple murder committed in the year 2011 in the area of Pataudi, Gurugram.
Manoj (32), a resident of Chhawla, and his gang members had first strangulated the three members of a rival gang and then burned their bodies after pouring petrol on them to destroy evidence.
The Delhi Police received information that Kumar would be coming to Haiderpur Water Plant Bus Stand, near Badli Nahar and a team was formed to arrest the dreaded criminal.
Based on the tip-off, Kumar was apprehended on September 26 at about 11:15 am near Badli Nahar.
On sustained interrogation, he has revealed that he was part of the gang that had murdered three persons and burned their bodies in 2011.
In 2010, a man Bijender, resident of Sonepat, murdered Neetu of the same village.
Bijender is a known criminal and has several criminal cases registered against him in Haryana. He was arrested by Haryana Police and was sent to jail.
Following his arrest, Neetu's family sought revenge. Kuldip (Neetu's brother) along with his associates Sudhir and Amit killed Patwari (Bijender's brother). Bijender was in jail but he directed his gang members including Manoj Kumar and others to kill Kuldip, Sudhir and Amit.
In June 2011, Manoj Kumar and his gang members caught the three men and strangulated them to death.
They took the bodies in a Scorpio SUV to Pataudi, Haryana and doused them in five litres of kerosene, setting them on fire.