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Wanted father-son duo held for killing a man

Wanted father-son duo held for killing a man
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A fatherson duo, carrying a reward of Rs 25,000 each, was arrested for allegedly killing a man named Sachin in Jafarpur Kalan area, police said on Tuesday, and the accused have been identified as Naresh Kumar alias Pandit 52 and his son Vikas alias Monu 23, residents of Najafgarh, they said

New Delhi: A father-son duo, carrying a reward of Rs 25,000 each, was arrested for allegedly killing a man named Sachin in Jafarpur Kalan area, police said on Tuesday, and the accused have been identified as Naresh Kumar alias Pandit (52) and his son Vikas alias Monu (23), residents of Najafgarh, they said.

On October 25, 2017, the police received a call regarding gunshot injury to a man at Malikpur village in Jafarpur Kalan area, Anto Alphonse, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Dwarka) said. After reaching the spot, it was found that Sachin was taken to a hospital as he sustained gunshot injury after being allegedly assault by a few persons of the same village," he said.

Sachin's father Hansraj filed a complaint stating that four persons -- Naresh Pandit, his son Vikas, Ankit Khotia and Anil -- had assaulted his son. The victim later succumbed during the treatment, he said.

"On Monday, police received information that two men, involved in a murder case at Jafarpur in 2017, were seen near Jhuljhuli Mod, Ghummanhera, following which police laid a trap and arrested two persons on Monday around 8:50 pm," Alphonse added.

During interrogation, Kumar revealed that he was earlier arrested under the Arms Act in 2000. Later, Vikas stated that he was fond of guns and wanted to establish his supremacy in the area, he said. On the day of the incident, he was going with his father in a car and had stopped in the village to talk with a person- Chap Singh.

An argument ensued during which Sachin, a resident, made light of Vikas' words. An enraged Vikas called his associates, Ankit Khotia and Anil, to the spot. The accused persons then fired at Sachin and fled, the police official said.

After the incident, the accused lived in Haryana and Rajasthan to evade arrest, police said, adding that Vikas also tried to threaten Chap Singh, a witness in the murder case, by firing at his house, Alphonse said. Two pistols, along with two live rounds, were recovered from his possession, police said.

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