November 8, 2020 1:49:50 am
A man murdered his friend with the help of his accomplice in Bulandshahr on Friday night due to his inability to repay a loan.
According to police, Rajendra Singh (40) ran a grocery store in Imiliya village and his friend Bharat (22) worked in a shop opposite the store.
“On Friday, Bharat and another common friend Ankush took the victim to a jungle in the vicinity on the pretext of having dinner together. They laced his food with sleeping pills and once he fell asleep, they slit his throat. They made a fake ransom call to deceive the police. Both were arrested and sent to judicial custody,” said Bulandshahr SSP Santosh Kumar Singh.The accused revealed inability to repay borrowed money as the motive, said police.
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