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Four held for youth's murder

Kolkata: Four youths have been held for the murder of a man at Nadial over a dispute on money matters on Friday morning.

According to police, on Friday morning, local residents of Nadial, saw a youth being pushed into Ganga by four men.

Immediately they detained the four accused persons and informed the police. After the cops recovered the body and fished it out from the water, they found several injury marks on the youth's abdomen and an injury on the head, which was probably inflicted with a blunt and heavy object. Later the youth was identified as Nauser (35) of Cigarette Kol area under jurisdiction of West Port police station.

During the investigation, police officials came to know that there was a conflict between the prime accused, identified as, Raj Mortaza of Dent Mission Road over a financial transaction worth Rs 50 lakh.

As Nauser was not returning his money, Mortaza decided to kill him. He asked three local youths to help him to murder Nauser.

On Thursday night, the four accused persons took Nauser in a SUV to two bars in New market area and made him consume liquor. Early on Friday morning they again boarded the car and reached the bank of Ganga in Nadial around 6:15 am. After reaching the spot, all five of them consumed liquor. While having their drinks, all of a sudden Mortaza hit Nauser on his head with a brick. Though Nauser died immediately after being hit, Mortaza and other accused person used a shaving razor to inflict injuries on Nauser's chest and abdomen to make sure that he died.

Following that Mortaza and others threw Nauser's body in to Ganga and at that time local residents saw them.

The police have arrested all the accused persons and seized the SUV which was used to bring Nauser to the murder spot. Though Mortaza is claiming that he killed Nauser over monetary dispute, police are trying to find out whether are motives behind the crime.

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