Two people including a juvenile have been arrested for allegedly murdering a 28-year-old security guard working in Infosys at IT Park, Manimajra, Saturday. While the juvenile was sent to a Juvenile Home, the another accused, identified as Hardeep Singh, was remanded to three days police custody.
During interrogation, Hardeep disclosed that they were drunk when the crime took place. He claimed that the victim, Arun Pal, had passed adverse comments about the sister of the juvenile on Thursday night. Meanwhile, family members of victim gathered outside Mansa Devi police station alleging that more people were involved in the crime and police are yet to arrest all the accused.
Inspector Harbhajan Singh, SHO of PS Mansa Devi, said, “”Hardeep and the juvenile confessed their crime. A sharp weapon, which was used in the crime, is yet to be recovered. Hardeep is being interrogated in order to verify the involvement of other people.”
The victim was staying with his wife, Geeta(23) and two younger brothers including Babloo and Vinod near a local flour mill in Saketri village. In his statement to police, Geeta reported that the victim had returned from his job around 5pm and also handed over his salary to her on November 2. Around 9pm, he received a call and left the house, and did not return, she added.
DCP (Panchkula) Manbir Singh said, “The victim was known to Hardeep and the juvenile. The two brothers of the victim identified Hardeep and stated that Arun occasionally went along with the accused in the late evening. The weapon, which was used in the crime, will be recovered shortly.”
The post-mortem was conducted after the victim’s parents arrived from Sultanpur district in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. The body has been cremated. A case was registered at Mansa Devi police station.