PRAYAGRAJ: Kareli police arrested three youths on Tuesday in reference to the sensational homicide of a junk dealer Zahid aka Sonu, 37, whose physique was discovered on Majidia Islamia Intermediate Faculty premises on Saturday morning. The youths confessed to have killed the junk dealer after he refused to present them cash he misplaced in playing, police mentioned.
DCP metropolis Santosh Kumar Meena mentioned a police group below ACP Shwetabh Pandey and SHO Ramashray Yadav carried out investigations and arrested the three youths on a tip-off on Tuesday.
The trio was recognized as Alam Khan, 22, Talib Babu, 25, and Arsalan aka Gajja, 22, all residents of Tulsipur space. Interrogation revealed that they smoked marijuana and gambled with Zahid inside Islamia Intermediate Faculty on Friday. Zahid had ₹5000 with him that day which he misplaced to them in playing. Later in the night time, they once more smoked marijuana and demanded money from Zahid which he misplaced in playing. Nonetheless, Zahid refused to present them cash and had a spat with them. Alam, Talib and Arsalan then hit Zahid on the pinnacle with stones a number of instances following which he died on the spot. The accused then fled the spot with the money. Police recovered three blood-stained stones on their disclosure.