5 including two minors arrested for murdering vegetable vendor

In Rajendra Nagar; Knife, hockey stick used in crime recovered

Central Chronicle News
Raipur, Jul 02:

Rajendra Nagar police on Thursday succeeded in arresting five murder accused, including two minors, and recovered from them the knife and the hockey sticks that were used in committing the crime. Hunt is now underway to nab the remaining accused.
According to police, deceased Sanju Goswami of New Rajendra Nagar RDA Colony was a vegetable vendor and was assisted by his mother Mongra Goswami. On Wednesday afternoon, Sanju’s mother had an altercation with one Doman Sahu, son of another vegetable vendor Raju Sahu.
Later in the night when Sanju and his mother were moving around the colony selling vegetables in their handcart, several members of Raju Sahu’s family along with couple of their friends attacked Sanju with knives and hockey sticks. Despite Sanju’s mother desperately trying to save him, the assailants inflicted upon him near fatal injuries in the head and chest.
Soon both sister’s of Sanju also arrived at the spot and hearing their cries several locals rushed to assist Sanju. Seeing so many people coming there, the assailants fled from there threatening the one-two people who tried to nab them.
Hereafter, Sanju’s sister dialed 112 and sought assistance from police following which Sanju was rushed to a nearby hospital but he succumbed late in the night.
Following this development, Rajendra Nagar police registered an offence under Section 147, 148, 149, 307, 302 IPC against Ritesh Sahu, Akash Sahu, Sagar Sahu, Deepak Sahu, Abhishek and 4-5 other unidentified accused. Soon afterwards, a massive hunt was launched to nab all the absconding accused and this resulted in arrest of Akash Sahu, Deepak Sahu, Sagar Sahu and two other minors.
Further investigation in this regard is now underway.

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