Tribune News Service
Ambala, March 19
The Ambala police have arrested four persons, including a girl, in connection with the murder of Shahzadpur resident Anil Kumar (23), whose body was recovered from a jungle on March 16.
The suspects have been identified as Himanshu and Kamaldeep, both residents of Patvi village; Sumit, a resident of Tasdoli village; and Aman, a resident of Dhanana village in Ambala. They were today produced before a court that sent the three boys to four-day police remand and the girl to judicial custody.
As per information, Anil, a resident of Dhanana village, used to work at a hospital in Panchkula. He didn’t return home from the hospital on March 14, and his body was recovered from a jungle in Shahzadpur on March 16. He was chatting with Aman on Whatsapp on the night he went missing. His mobile phone was found damaged near his body.
A special investigation team led by DSP Ambala Cantonment Ram Kumar was constituted by the SSP, Ambala, to investigate the case. The DSP said “The girl was having an affair with Himanshu while Anil used to blackmail her with a photograph in his mobile phone. He was chatting with her the night he went missing. The girl had informed Himanshu about the same. She asked Anil to meet her in Dhanana village. Himanshu along with his two friends caught him, asked Anil to delete the photograph. They took him to a jungle and killed him. The involvement of only four persons has come to light during investigation and all of them have been arrested”.
CIA-1 in-charge Inspector Sandeep said, “Aman had affection for Anil and he was having a picture of her. He had been bothering the girl for over a year. Aman wanted to get the photograph deleted. The sharp-edged weapon used to kill Anil is yet to be recovered. Their past records are being verified and the investigation is still on”.