Fri. Dec 1st, 2023

Delhi Police has arrested a person from Punjab’s Ferozepur for allegedly killing a roadside restaurant proprietor and his eight-year-old son at their central Delhi residence, an officer mentioned on Monday.

Sonu Kumar (22), a resident of Bihar’s Muzaffarpur, was employed by the proprietor of the dhaba just lately.

According to police, on October 21, at 2:45 p.m a police management room name was acquired at Nabi Karim police station concerning the incident.

“Upon arriving at the location — Arakashan Road — across from the Woodland Hotel, we discovered that the dhaba was locked from inside, ” mentioned a senior police officer.

“On the first floor of the dhaba, where the owner resided, we found an adult and a minor lying in a pool of blood with cut marks on their necks, ” mentioned the officer.

They have been recognized as Anuj (35) and his son Raunak (8). The household consisted of 5 members: Anuj, his spouse, two minor youngsters, and Anuj’s mom.

“Anuj’s wife, along with her mother-in-law and daughter, had gone to Dwarka the previous night. Upon their return, they found the dhaba locked from the inside, ” mentioned the officer.

During the investigation, the prime suspect turned out to be Sonu, who was employed on October 7 and was absconding after the incident.

“Sonu went lacking together with the deceased Anuj’s cell phone from the scene of crime. Inquiries have been carried out concerning the Sonu however no {photograph} was obtainable.

Anju’s household then knowledgeable that Sonu was not utilizing any cell phone, ” mentioned the Deputy Commissioner of Police (central) Sanjay Kumar Sain.

CCTV put in contained in the restaurant was additionally discovered lacking. “It was revealed that Sonu was employed through a vegetable vendor Naresh. When Naresh was traced, he informed police that Sonu was working in a tea shop of Gagandeep in Tis Hazari court complex, ” mentioned the DCP.

Gagandeep was additionally examined, and he offered {a photograph} and deal with of Sonu. “But here also the accused had provided an incomplete address of his native village in Bihar, ” mentioned the DCP.

“He had also provided a mobile number of his relative in Punjab. The team of special wings had obtained the last location of Anuj’s stolen phone which was in Punjab, ” mentioned the DCP.

A police group was despatched to Punjab to hint the absconding accused. Finally, the group succeeded in apprehending him from a barber’s store in Ferozepur Punjab. He was delivered to Delhi and interrogated extensively, mentioned the officer.

On sustained interrogation, the accused revealed that on October 17, the proprietor of the restaurant had overwhelmed him on the suspicion of an tried theft of money from his purse.

On the day of the incident, when different relations of the deceased have been away, Anuj known as Sonu and had overwhelmed him on the problem of theft once more. To avenge the humiliation, the accused slashed the throats of the dhaba proprietor and his son with a kitchen knife of their room, ” mentioned the officer.

“He then changed his clothes and fled the scene by jumping down from the first floor of the house. He caught a train in the morning for Punjab where he was caught by a team of special wings, ” the officer added.

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