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Homeless man arrested for killing South Delhi resident

Homeless man arrested for killing South Delhi resident

New Delhi: The Delhi Police claimed to have arrested a 23-year-old homeless man for allegedly killing a person, who got into a fight with him over suspicion of water motor theft in South Delhi.

According to police last month one Manoj (30), resident of Kotla Mubarak Pur was murdered.

The deceased's uncle disclosed that before the murder an altercation took place between deceased and the accused identified as Saheen in South Delhi's in Kotla Mubarakpur night shelter over the dispute of theft of water motor. Later accused stabbed Manoj.

Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Parvinder Singh said that initially, there was no clue about the Saheen as he was vagabond and had spent a maximum of his life in night shelters. The team under SHO Kotla Mubarakpur Ajay Negi started their investigation.

"His previous involvements were checked and he was found to be involved in four other criminal cases, including an attempt to murder and robbery. Jail record was checked and it was found that he remained in jail for more than 3 years," police said.

Police took out details of his father, but on verification, it was learnt that his father had left Delhi one year ago. All his relatives were contacted and several raids were conducted.

On Wednesday night, police received information that Saheen would come to Nizamuddin area near Barapulla flyover. Following the information, a trap was laid and Saheen was apprehended. During investigation, knife used in commission of crime was also recovered from his possession.

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