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Five held for killing Delhi Police constable

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Five persons were arrested on the charges of killing a Police constable, an said on Tuesday.

Police said the accused have been identified as Narender, Sahil, Ankit, Nitesh and Sahil -- all belonging to

The deceased was identified as His body was found on November 29 in bushes near a private school at west Delhi's Rohini sector-11, police said.

"During investigation, police teams suspected the behaviour of Narender and arrested him. Narender had taken loan of Rs 8 lakh from Dinesh," said of

"Based on information provided by Narender, police teams arrested four of his accomplices from in separate raids on Monday," Gupta said.

"During interrogation, Narender revealed that he first came in contact with Dinesh's family in 2009. Gradually he became a family friend. later got a job in Police," the DCP said.

"On the request of Narender, last year took loan of Rs 8 lakh from a and gave him money for buying a taxi," the said.

"Dinesh was later facing difficulty in repaying the loan amount. He was pressuring Narender to return the money. Narender later planned to kill Dinesh and gave a contract of Rs 5 lakh to Nitesh to eliminate him," he said.

"On November 28, the accused chased Dinesh near a secluded place at 11.40 p.m and attacked him with bricks. They later strangled him to death and escaped," he said.

--IANS

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 21:20 IST
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