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Seven arrested by Rohtak police for allegedly killing 35-yr-old man

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Seven people were arrested in connection with the down a 35-year-old man, Anand, over an old rivalry in village in district, police said.

With these arrests, 16 cases of murder, attempt to murder and robbery have been worked out, they claimed.

"All the accused had also a plan to kill six more people. Police have saved the life of these six people by arresting the accused from a room located at a deserted place near Suncity, road. The accused will be produced in court and further investigation is on," a Police said here.

He said the arrested accused were identified as alias Bhadu 19, alias Bagga 20, Mohit 21, all from district and Deepak 25, Sachin alias Shooter 19, Mohit alias Pehalwan 19 and Pradeep alias Poppy 19, all from district.

The police claimed to have recovered six country made pistols (315 bore), two country made pistols with magazine, 11 live cartridges (315 bore) and five live cartridges 32 mm.

The said the victim, Anand, had an old rivalry with Anil, the key conspirator and his other accomplices.

Anand, a resident of village was shot dead by unidentified persons on April 27, 2018 in village fields in district. He was the youngest among seven brothers, four of whom had previously been shot dead in a gang rivalry that began in 2002.

The police had registered a case under various sections of the IPC against 20 persons.

"Initial investigation revealed that Anand's family was occupying the post of village sarpanch for many years. and his colleagues living in the village had an enmity with Anand's family, which resulted in bloodshed," the said.

Over 20 cases of murder, attempt to murder have already been registered against Anil, who is undergoing life imprisonment in a murder case in in Rohtak, the spokesperson added.

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 19:55 IST