The UT Police arrested a hotel owner accused of murdering Colony No 4 resident Javed in Daria on Thursday. Pawan (52),was arrested from Daria on Friday night. According to the police,the accused had hired three people to kill Javed as he suspected him (Javed) of having illicit relation with his second wife. Pawan and Javed had also entered into a fight a few days before the incident.
The police said three more accused in the case were at large. Pawan was produced in a local on court on Saturday. The court sent him to five day police remand. On Thursday,Javed was stabbed by two unidentified people outside his shop in Daria village. He died of excessive bleeding at Government Medical College and Hospital,Sector 32.