Two truck drivers on Monday morning beat a 25-year-old man to dying, on the suspicion that he stole ₹90,000 money and cell phones from them.The police arrested the 2 males later that day, apprehending them as they tried to flee town with the sufferer of their truck. Senior officers conscious of the matter stated there was no proof to recommend the sufferer had stolen something from the drivers.
Police discovered the sufferer, Vishal, a labour employee, unconscious at the back of the truck throughout a routine examine on the Singhu Border in north Delhi. He was declared lifeless on arrival at a hospital later that day.
Vijayanta Arya, deputy commissioner of police (north-west), stated the allegations that Vishal had stolen their telephones and money was unfounded, and there was no proof to recommend as a lot. “He has no legal previous as nicely,” Arya stated.
The 2 truck drivers, Sandeep Kumar and Sanjeev Kumar, have been booked for homicide, kidnapping and destruction of proof.
DCP Arya stated the brothers would make frequent journeys from Himachal Pradesh to Delhi to move apples. That they had pushed from Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh, and offered apples at Azadpur Mandi value ₹90,000 late on Sunday night time, she stated. Once they have been making ready to make their method again, they allegedly realised the money and their cellphone have been lacking from the truck.
Vishal lived along with his mother and father in a slum in close by Haiderpur and earned his residing by loading and unloading vegatables and fruits on the market. Typically, he would spend his nights on the market itself, am investigator who requested to not be recognized stated.
He got here underneath the radar of the 2 truck drivers round 2am on Monday.
Since they discovered Vishal round close to their truck available in the market, they suspected him of stealing the money and allegedly started beating him up.
Pintu, a labour employee who lives and works on the mandi, stated he wakened round 2.30am to loud noises from outdoors. “I went out and noticed two males beating a labourer up, and accusing him of stealing their money,” he stated.
“After thrashing him, the 2 males tied him up, threw him into their truck and drove away,” Pintu, who goes by a single title, added.
The truckers weren’t capable of drive very far. In about an hour, they discovered themselves in a site visitors jam on the Singhu Border adjoining Haryana.
“The site visitors police have been checking the vehicles and different autos for violations. They checked the insides of this truck as nicely and located an injured man tied up inside an in any other case empty truck,” DCP Arya stated.
The police untied Vishal and rushed him to Ambedkar Hospital the place he was declared lifeless on arrival.
The 2 suspects, in the meantime, have been arrested and handed over to Mahendra Park police station.
An investigator stated the 2 truckers thought that they’d torture him additional forward in Himachal Pradesh within the hope of creating him converse up concerning the location of the allegedly stolen money.
The police, in the meantime, took the 2 suspects to the Mandi the place Pintu recognized them because the individuals who had assaulted Vishal. Within the absence of an id card on Vishal and since hardly anybody on the market knew him, it took the police a complete day of asking across the market, earlier than they might establish him and alert his household.