September 13, 2020 4:28:55 am
Two days after the physique of a nine-year-old was discovered near his home in Agra’s Dhaurra village, police on Saturday arrested a neighbour for the homicide.
Police stated Raghunath, the sufferer’s father, had on Tuesday filed a lacking particular person’s grievance after his son Updesh had gone to the village market however didn’t return dwelling for hours.
After two days of looking out, Updesh’s physique was discovered on Thursday in a storeroom a number of metres from his home. Angry villagers gheraoed the police car which tried to retrieve the physique and heavy power needed to be deployed to take care of regulation and order.
The household alleged that the native police didn’t examine the case totally which in any other case may have prevented his homicide. Later, Agra SSP Babloo Kumar despatched Ethmadullah SHO Saleem Khan to order strains for alleged dereliction of responsibility.
On Saturday, police arrested a neighbour, Wahid, for the homicide. Two others are absconding. Wahid instructed police the three accused had deliberate to kidnap Updesh for a ransom. As they picked up the kid, he made noise, and since his household knew the accused, they fearing getting caught and strangled the boy.
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