Ratlam : Police today claimed that they have solved the murder case of Bajrang Dal co-convener Kapil Rathod and his servant Pukhraj, who were killed on September 29 when they were at their restaurant.

SP Dr Ashish today informed media-persons at the control room that five accused have been arrested while two are yet to be arrested for which police teams have been sent at other places. The master-mind are yet to be arrested. SP claimed that this incident of firing and murder is linked with the another incident which took place on September 12 which resulted in the enmity between Kapil Rathod and master-mind of recent killing of Haider and others. They took advantage of the situation created on September 27 soon after the firing on the corporator Yasmin Sherani and indulged in the crime by killing Kapil Rathod,his servant Pukhraj and critically injured Vikram Rathod, brother of Kapil.

SP Dr Ashish, while disclosing the names of the accused, said that the master-mind were Haider and Rizwan who are yet to be arrested. But the following accused have been arrested, namely, Musaif Khan(24), Sherani Pura ,Nasir Ali(26), Sherani Pura, Yahya Khan (29), Millat Nagar, Zahid Hussain (26), Millat Nagar, Asif alias Musa (26).

SP reiterated that the accused took advantage of the situation created on September 27 in the city and after creating conspiracy, committed crime by killing two persons. He said that police will soon nab other accused Haider,Rizwan. He said that one of the accused, Musaif has criminal history of attempt to murder etc. and another accused Nasir has criminal history of theft and cases have been registered against them.

Police have seized one pistol, bike, round and knife from the possession of the accused who have been arrested. SP emphatically said that the incidents of firing on corporator Yasmin Sherani and later at Kapil Rathod and others were not having any link but the accused of the murder of Kapil Rathod and Servant Pukraj conspired taking advantage of the situation which was created in the city soon after firing on Yasmin Sherani.

When asked he said that attempts are continued to collect conclusive evidence in the case of firing on Yasmin Sherani .

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