New Delhi: A robbery and murder was committed by a youth and the police arrested him for the crime he had committed. He had robbed and murdered a farmer. The crime was committed on April 7 and was arrested on April 9.
The police identified the accused as Naveen aged 26, a resident of Tajpur village. The incident came to light on Sunday when the injured man’s son found him lying injured in a cattle shed and reported the matter to the police. The police said Ravinder Singh had suffered critical head injuries and a bloodstained farm tool was found lying next to him.
DCP (Outer North) Mr.Gaurav Sharma said Singh was rushed to Satyawadi Raja Harish Chandra Hospital in Narela where he was declared brought dead. Investigation revealed that Singh used to sleep alone in the cattle shed. He was last seen on April 6 at around 9 p.m.
A murder case was registered with the police and investigation was initiated. Eight Police teams were formed to check the CCTV footage of the entire village. Men with criminal records, drug addicts, relatives of the deceased, call details of the suspects were also analyzed, the officer said.
During the checking process of the CCTV footages, Naveen was spotted in one of the CCTV footage following which he was arrested. During interrogation, he confessed to his involvement in the crime. The police recovered the looted cash of Rs.26,072, the bloodstained cloth of the deceased, a bloodstained brick and a wire that was used in the crime.