LUCKNOW The Particular Investigation Crew (SIT) constituted to examine the homicide of gangster brothers Atiq Ahmad and Khalid Azeem alias Ashraf is probably going to apply for the custody remand of the three assailants concerned within the crime, stated police officers.
The remand of the three assailants — Arun Maurya, 18, Sunny Singh, 23, and Lavlesh Tiwari, 22 — is aimed toward ascertaining their motive behind the killings. The SIT will even quickly recreate the crime scene as half of its ongoing investigation.
The trio had shot useless the gangster brothers whereas they have been taken for medical examination at Motilal Nehru (Colvin) Divisional hospital on Saturday evening within the presence of a number of police personnel, media individuals and hospital workers. The shooters have been arrested from the spot with none resistance.
The SIT includes further police commissioner Satish Chandra, the principle investigating officer, and two assistant investigation officers — assistant police commissioner Satyendra Prasad Tiwari and crime department inspector Om Prakash. The group might be supervised by one other committee comprising further director basic (Prayagraj Zone) Bhanu Bhaskar, Prayagraj police commissioner Ramit Sharma and director of Forensic Science Laboratory Archana Tripathi.
A senior police official stated SIT would deal with extracting info from the three assailants concerning the motive behind the killings. He stated it was exhausting to imagine that three shooters from three districts of Bundelkhand area and west UP obtained united for the killing with out every other widespread aim.
Investigators have been suspecting that there was a mastermind at whose behest the three had executed the homicide. It was additionally shocking that the assailants procured foreign-made pistols and deliberate the conspiracy independently, he added.
He stated the assailants have been lodged within the high-security barrack of Pratapgarh district jail, practically 65km from Prayagraj. They have been first lodged in Naini jail of Prayagraj on April 16, however the place shifted to Pratapgarh as Atiq’s second-eldest son Ali and plenty of of his aides have been lodged there.
Atiq and Ashraf, who have been lodged in Sabarmati jail of Ahmedabad, Gujarat and Bareilly jail in UP, respectively, have been not too long ago introduced to Prayagraj for questioning in reference to the murders of lawyer Umesh Pal and his two police gunners on February 24. Atiq and Ashraf, together with different individuals, have been accused within the homicide of Umesh Pal, who was prime witness within the homicide of BSP MLA Raju Pal in January 2005. The 2 brothers have been additionally accused in Raju Pal’s homicide.