Police solves watchman’s blind murder mystery

Central Chronicle News
Bhilai, Nov 26: With the arrest of a ruffian, police claimed to have solved the blind mystery of a watchman whose body was found lying in an under construction hospital building. He was killed over a petty dispute. The accused was working at that place for the last one year. Police have recovered the iron hammer, sharp knife, concrete stone used in the murder.
Addressing media persons here at Police Control Room on Friday, ASP (City) Sanjay Dhruw informed that Mohan Nagar Police Station received information that the dead body of the watchman was lying in the under-construction hospital located in the by-pass road. Police team immediately reached the spot and senior officers were informed. In view of the seriousness of the crime, SSP Badrinarayan Meena (IPS), ASP (City) Sanjay Dhruv, Jitendra Kumar Yadav (City Superintendent of Police, Durg), Nassar Siddhiqui (Deputy Superintendent of Police, Crime), Senior Scientist (FSL) Mohan Patel, Inspector Bhushan Ekka (SHO, City Kotwali) and others reached the crime scene.
SHO (Mohan Nagar)) Jitendra Verma, Inspector Gaurav Tiwari (in-charge, Cyber Cell), , Jevra Sirsa Chowki I/c Sitaram Dhruv inspected the crime scene thoroughly and discovered that there was no circumstantial evidence of attempt of theft. On the basis of the injuries on the body, it appeared that the victim was inflicted injuries on the face and neck with a sharp weapon and the head was crushed with a heavy object.
FSL team, Doug Squad, Photographer’s team was called to the spot where a button of clothes was found lying near the dead body of the deceased.
Five teams were constituted by the Superintendent of Police (city) to collect information about the CCTV footage around the incident site, information about the laborers working in the under construction building, the watchmen working in the surrounding and the theft and disputes which occurred in the past.
Police rounded up a suspect who worked at the same site. CCTV footages did not confirm his statement after which he was strictly interrogated. Soon the suspect broke down and confessed to have committed the crime. He disclosed that the watchman abused him over a petty issue of using an electrical plug. Irked accused attacked the watchman with a hammer and other tools and killed him. An iron hammer, a sharp knife and a round shaped stone made of cement concrete were seized from the accused. Mohan Nagar Police Station Sub-Inspector Dinesh Kumar, Assistant Sub-Inspector Kirendra Singh, Constable Kranti Sharma, Manish Agnihotri, Sanat Bharti, Civil Team Head Constable Rajendra Wankhede, Constable Javed Khan, Pradeep Thakur, Tileshwar Rathor, Keshav Sahu, Mohd Farooq, Chitrasen, Dhirendra Yadav and Jagjit Singh Jagga played vital role in solving the case.

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