Ujjain: Police solve Dheeraj murder mystery, all accused arrested

Ujjain: The police made a breakthrough in the Unhel road murder mystery, in which Dheeraj Rajput was brutally stabbed and killed at Gudha village on September 11. It was found that Dheeraj was an habitual criminal involved in many cases of robbery and theft. Dheeraj who had been involved in many cases of loot and robbery in cities like Delhi and Mumbai first arrived in Ujjain with his elder brother Ashok in 1986 and lived with him. He then left the home without informing his brother in 1992 only to reappear after 12 years in 2004.

After his return Ashok, came to know about his brother’s marriage to a Muslim girl, named Tarannum Fatima Khan and his conversion to Islam following which, Dheeraj established his identity as Akram and lived in Mumbai as a taxi driver. But he soon developed criminal habits and was involved in many crimes such as theft and robbery. Dheeraj also served a 10 year sentence in Delhi’s Tihar Jail in case of drug trafficking.

Dheeraj had arrived in Ujjain some 10 months ago and had been living at a farm house in Nimanwasa and created a gang of men with whom he would involve in loots and robberies. His aides were identifies as Sagar (19), Anand Rathore, Ravi Mohanlal Chouhan, Ravi and Ajay Kaushal.

As the investigation unfolded, it was revealed that Dheeraj’s aides murdered him over unfair division of money, they had looted. All the accused had decided to murder Dheeraj on September 10. The previous night before they murdered him, they planned to go Delhi to commit another robbery. After embarking on the journey after midnight, all of them got heavily drunk and began stabbing Dheeraj until he was left unconscious. They later dumped his body on Unhel road and returned back to Ujjain, which was confirmed by the CCTV footage of Chakrabada toll plaza.

Bhairavgarh TI, RK Nain received information on Sunday that all the accused had been seen Maksi road square near Radhaswami satsang hall. Soon a team of police officers reached Maksi road square and arrested the accused. They have accepted their crime during the interrogation, following which the police registered the murder case along with sections 120 (B) for offence of conspiracy to murder and section 201, for destroying proofs.

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