New Delhi- A former Haryana state-level basketball participant, who turned a member of the Kapil Sangwan alias Nandu-Lawrence Bishnoi syndicate, has been arrested in reference to the killing of Delhi BJP chief Surender Matiala in April, police mentioned on Friday.
On April 14, two unidentified males had entered the workplace of Matiala, the district President, Najafgarh, of the BJP’s Kisan Morcha, and opened fireplace upon him, resulting in his demise.
The accused was recognized as Sunil, 30, resident of Haryana’s Jhajjar and his additional plan was to settle a private rating by murdering an individual of his village, nevertheless, he was apprehended by the Delhi Police’s Special Cell.
Special Commissioner of Police, Special Cell, H.G.S. Dhaliwal mentioned that on June 28 morning, a selected enter was obtained relating to presence of Sunil in Rohini space.
“Acting on the inputs, a trap was laid at Bhagwan Mahavir Marg, Rohini and when Sunil reached near the place, he was surrounded by the police team. However, on finding himself surrounded, he tried to escape, but was overpowered and apprehended, ” he mentioned.
On being searched, he was present in possession of a complicated pistol loaded with three bullets of seven.65 calibre.
On interrogation, Sunil disclosed that accused Rohit was his schoolmate and he was in contact with him for the final one yr. “It was Rohit, who introduced him to gangster Kapil Sangwan telephonically. After that Rohit told him that Sangwan had asked him to eliminate Surender Matiala of Dwarka. Thereafter, Rohit, Sunil and their other associates planned the murder of Surender Matiala while staying at a flat in Sarojini Nagar and they killed him on April 14, ” Dhaliwal mentioned.
“After the arrest of some of the accused in the case, he contacted gangster Sangwan, who, in turn, transferred some money to him and also helped him get a pistol, ” the official added.