PATIALA: The police in Nabha of Patiala district have arrested a 17-year-old juvenile for allegedly killing his buddy.
The police have additionally recovered the chopped lifeless physique of an 18-year-old deceased that was stuffed in tandoor earlier than being disposed of in a drain, whereas some components of the physique have been buried by the accused within the plot of his uncle’s home.
The deceased has been recognized as Kundi Ram, 18, of Kartarpura colony on the outskirts of Nabha city. In accordance with the police, Kundi Ram was killed on Wednesday evening by the accused and the matter got here to mild after the mom of the deceased reached the police with a request to hint her lacking son following which investigations had begun.
The police mentioned that the accused juvenile has been taken into custody whereas the hunt to nab his uncle was on. The chopped lifeless physique has been recovered by the police and brought into the possession for additional proceedings together with the submit mortem.
The police mentioned that the accused, whereas admitting his crime had claimed that his buddy Kundi Ram died of drug overdose, following which he acquired frightened after which deliberate to get rid of Kundi Ram’s lifeless physique.
“The accused in his assertion claimed he didn’t kill his buddy Kundi Ram however tried to get rid of his physique by placing it contained in the tandoor which was saved on the rooftop of his home. After Kundi Ram’s physique didn’t burn correctly the accused claimed he had chopped it with the assistance of a spade and buried half a part of the physique within the verandah of his uncle’s home and disposing off the remaining physique components within the close by drain. The accused juvenile and his uncle Gursewak Singh are neighbours. Now we have recovered the physique components buried within the plot of Gursewak Singh who’s on the run. The physique components that have been disposed off within the drain have additionally been recovered,” mentioned Gagandeep Singh, station home officer Nabha Sadar Police Station.
“We’re investigating the matter totally and checking if the accused have any crime document up to now. We’re additionally verifying the claims of the accused juvenile that Kundi Ram died of drug overdose. The accused was pursuing Class 12 by correspondence and had gone to Mansa to stick with his widow mom who acquired a job in Mansa a month in the past. Nevertheless, he returned to his late step father’s home in Nabha to remain for per week however had dedicated the crime right here. The case below sections of homicide, frequent intention and prison conspiracy has been registered in opposition to the accused,” mentioned DSP Nabha Rajesh Chibber.