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Indore: Police solve murder mystery, arrest 3


Indore: Three persons including a woman were arrested for killing a man on Thursday. It is said that the victim used to thrash his wife, who chalked out a plan to eliminate him with help of two other accused. During interrogations, all the three accused admitted to their crime. ASP Rakesh Kumar Singh said the police recovered body of a man from a nullah near Yadavnand Nagar under Banganga police station on May 15. The body was identified of Premchand (45), a resident of Yadavnand Nagar.

During investigation, the police found strangulation marks on the deceased’s body and it was confirmed in the post-mortem that the victim was strangulated. After that, the police registered a case of murder and started further investigations. During investigations, they came to know that a local youth Lucky alias Pradeep Yadav, a resident of Yadavnand Nagar, used to visit Premchand’s house on a regular basis. Police took Lucky and started interrogations. He told the police that he was in love with deceased’s minor daughter and the victim’s wife knew this. About two months ago, deceased’s wife Sangita had told Lucky that her husband Premchand used to thrash her after consuming liquor. Sangita sought Lucky’s help to eliminate Premchand and would help him to marry her daughter.

The police said Premchand came to his house after consuming liquor on May 14 night and started thrashing his wife. The woman informed Lucky about this. Lucky reached Sangita’s house along with his friend Vicky, alias Vikas Sisodiya of Karma Nagar. After reaching there, Vikas held Premchand’s mouth, Sangita held his hands and feet and Lucky strangulated him with the help of a nylon rope. After killing him, all the three accused took his body on motorcycle and threw it in the nullah. Police have arrested all the three accused and also have recovered t rope used in the crime.