A 23-year-old man, who was absconding after killing his neighbour with stone and knife alongside along with his associates, was arrested from Punjab, a Delhi Police’s Crime Branch official mentioned on Monday.
The accused was recognized as Amarjeet Singh aka Manga, a resident of Siraspur, Samaypur Badli.
According to police, an incident of a quarrel came about between two events on January 7 at round 7:30 p.m. within the Samaipur Badli space, over a minor challenge.
During the quarrel, Gurpreet Singh was brutally killed by 5 people, Amarjeet, Sagar, Tapsi, Billu, and Ravindra, alias Ravi.
In the course of investigation, Sagar, Tapsi, Billu, and Ravindra have been arrested by the native police, however Amarjeet was discovered to be absconding.
Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime), Sanjay Bhatia, mentioned that, in mild of the incident and to apprehend Amarjeet, technical surveillance was intensified, and a police staff was shaped.
The staff gathered data and situated Amarjeet’s hideout within the village of Naurangabad, District Tarn Taran, Punjab.
“Amarjeet’s mobile phone was switched off, and based on technical analysis, it was revealed that he was using a new mobile number for online payments to meet his daily requirements, ” mentioned the extra CP.
Subsequently, by means of common information evaluation, it was found that the placement of the accused Manga was within the village of Naurangabad. “Accordingly, a raid was conducted, and the accused was apprehended from a room near a tubewell in the village fields, ” mentioned Bhatia.
During interrogation, Amarjeet disclosed that on the day of the incident, he was current at his residence.
“Upon hearing the commotion of the crowd, he came out and observed that his friends were in a confrontation with a family. This angered him, as he already had a rivalry with that family. To support his friends, he attacked the victim with stones and a knife, along with his accomplices, ” mentioned the extra DCP.