Oshiwara murder: Cops form teams to trace accused

The Oshiwara police probing the murder of 62-year-old Arun Tiku from Delhi — who was found lying naked in a bathroom with stab wounds in his stomach,on Saturday night — have formed three teams to trace the location of his son Anuj ,41,and two paying guests who have been booked for the murder.

Written by Express News Service | Published: April 10, 2012 5:19 am

The Oshiwara police probing the murder of 62-year-old Arun Tiku from Delhi — who was found lying naked in a bathroom with stab wounds in his stomach,on Saturday night — have formed three teams to trace the location of his son Anuj ,41,and two paying guests who have been booked for the murder.

On Monday,the Oshiwara police conducted a second panchnama of flats 101,102,103 of Samarth Aangan building in Lokhandwala,Andheri (West),where Tiku was found dead to find any evidence that could help trace the accused. However,police claimed that they could not find any documents or other leads on the identities of the two paying guests.

According to Dilip Rupwate,senior police inspector of Oshiwara police station,the police would now be able to identify the other two accused only after tracing Anuj.

“We have not found anything,which could lead us to the other two. Even Anuj’s mobile phone,recovered from one of the flats,does not have any numbers stored that could lead us to the paying guests,” said Rupwate.

The police also recorded statement of Amit Tiku who is victim’s nephew. Amit,a resident of Delhi,has allegedly told the police that his cousin Anuj was mentally disturbed and was under treatment in a Jaipur hospital for the past five years.

“Arun uncle and Anuj stayed in different cities,which uncle did not like,and he wanted his son to stay with him. Uncle who settled in Delhi wanted Anuj to sell his Lokhandwala flat and stay with him but Anuj did not want to leave the city. The two had many fights on this subject,” Amit’s statement reads.

Rupwate said on Sunday night,the father and son might have fought over the same.

“A witness told us that when he entered the house after hearing loud noises,Anuj was not present. However,when asked one of the two guests,who was under a blanket,what was going on the accused removed his blanket and said it was an internal matter,which they would resolve. The witness,however,seeing blood stains on his clothes suspected foul play locked the door from outside and called the police,” said Rupwate.

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