Ghaziabad Police claims to have cracked the sensational murder of a youth on the day of bhaiyya dooj on Nov 9 in Kavi Nagar area by arresting 3 dreaded accused who used to shoot at the slightest provocation. The murder in broad daylight had grabbed considerable media attention. The 3 accused namely Nadeem, Sameer and Suhail were arrested by a team of Sihani Gate Police Station from near Meerut T-point. One of their accomplices is Azad is absconding. The information was shared by SP City, Shlok Kumar at a press meet.
The 3 accused told the police that on that day they were roaming in the area in search of a target and spotted the youth along with a girl on a bike. The girl had a mobile on one hand and was carrying a purse. The trio accosted the youth and the girl and tried to rob them at gunpoint near Sukh Sagar marriage home. As the youth resisted Nadeem shot him and the trio fled. The youth died later at a hospital.
The accused said that they had previously also tried the same modus operandi at Loni by shooting at a person who resisted the loot but their gun got jammed. They claimed to have looted around 1,000 mobile sets so far. The accused had at least 5 cases registered against them. Six mobile phones, one Apache bike used in crime, and 2 guns were recovered from them.