Three people have been arrested for allegedly killing a 35-year-old man by strangulating him and dumping his body in a sewer in Shahdara's Anand Vihar area, police said on Monday.
The body of Manoj was recovered from a sewer near a JJ camp in Anand Vihar on Friday, they said, adding that he worked as a labourer.
The accused, Bablu Kumar (26), Rajan (22) and Baijuv (41), were residents of JJ camp in Anand Vihar, they said.
During investigation, Bablu, confessed that he held a grudge against Manoj over a personal issue, a senior police official said.
On Friday, he along with Rajan, consumed alcohol at Manoj's shanty and a heated altercation occurred between them, during which Bablu and Rajan thrashed Manoj and strangulated him with the help of a "gamchcha", he said.
Later, with Baijuv's help, they dumped his body in a sewer, the official said.
An ID card of the deceased and Rs 400 were recovered from the body, he added.
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