Indore : A love-blind youth, who stole jewellery worth Rs 3 lakh from own house for his lover, was caught by the Crime Branch sleuths on Thursday. The youth was caught while trying to sell the booty and give the money to his lover and her mother. Police also recovered the jewellery. The most surprising revelation during interrogation was that the youth had called some contract killers to eliminate his father in order to become the legal owner of his property.

The incident came to fore when the crime branch received information that a youth is trying to sell some gold jewellery at a cheap rate in Bhanwarkuan area. Hence, a team of crime branch reached there and arrested the youth having the body features as per the information received.

On interrogation, the youth told his name as Deepak Jatav, a resident of Shriram Nagar in Palda area. On searching him, police recovered the jewellery worth Rs 3 lakh. On sustained inquiry, he informed police that he is in love with a girl of Palda area. To please her and her mother, he had stolen money many times from his home earlier.

But, the beloved and her mother were demanding big amount of money. Hence he stole the jewellery and get money. The youth added that in this task, his lover’s father Santosh also helped him.

Santosh told Deepak that after the death of his grandmother his father is the owner of the house. When his father dies he will become the owner of the house. Therefore, Deepak planned to kill his father.

He had called contract killer Ajay alias Kalu and his group from Dewas to kill his father. Police also came to know from Deepak that he has given the notarised documents of the house to Ajay. Crime branch has handed over Deepak to the Bhanwarkuan police. Now, they are searching for Ajay to know his part of the story.

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