By Emroz Suri
Jammu: Police on Monday claimed to have cracked the murder case and arrested the alleged perpetrators including sister of the deceased.
Police spokesman said that on August 11, 2021, FIR No. 538/2021 u/s 302/458 IPC was registered at PS Rajouri based on the information that during the night, some unknown persons entered the house of one Bachan Lal, S/o Karam Chand, R/o Chakli and attacked his son, Ankit Bakshi, with sharp edged weapons, who died as a result of the injuries sustained on the spot.
Based on this, FIR No. 538/2021 u/s 302/458 IPC had been registered at PS Rajouri and investigation has been started.
A Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by DySP Hq, Rajouri has been constituted for speedy investigation of the case on merits. Based on investigation by the SIT under the direct supervision of Addl SP Hq Rajouri, Vivek Shekhar, technical data was examined and witnesses were examined.
“Based on leads developed, the following suspects were identified and arrested – namely, (1) Rajan Sharma, s/o Vijay Kumar, r/o Chingus; (2) accused no. 2, name withheld until age is verified, r/o Sangpur; (3) Priya Bakshi, d/o Bachan Lal, r/o Chakli, ” he said.
Based on sustained questioning, it came to light that the accused Rajan and Priya were in a relationship, to which the deceased had objected repeatedly and often forcefully. Due to this, a criminal conspiracy was hatched by the above mentioned to eliminate the deceased, who put the plan into action in the intervening night of August 10/11, the spokesman said.