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Juvenile among five held for Ola driver’s murder

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Mar 30, 2018, 7:01 am IST
Updated : Mar 30, 2018, 7:01 am IST

However, it had become a task for the police to establish the deceased’s identity. 

Investigation was taken up and it was found that the GPS device of the vehicle had been removed after the incident. (Photo: File/Representational)
 Investigation was taken up and it was found that the GPS device of the vehicle had been removed after the incident. (Photo: File/Representational)

New Delhi: A tailor’s mark on the shirt of the murdered Ola cab driver led Delhi police crack the robbery-cum-murder case of 35-year-old man whose body was disfigured beyond recognition to prevent the police from establishing his identity. 

Five persons and one juvenile were apprehended by the police in this connection. 

The police said that deceased Hari Narayan, the Ola cab driver, was found murdered on March 23. The body was found near a vacant DDA land behind Khampur radio station, Alipur. 

However, it had become a task for the police to establish the deceased’s identity. 

According to a senior police officer, a team was sent to Noida who met the tailor who had stitched the deceased driver’s shirt. After establishing the identity of the body to Hari Narayan. 

Investigation was taken up and it was found that the GPS device of the vehicle had been removed after the incident. However, with the available information of the car’s GPS data, the team visited various place in the capital as well as Sonepat.

The probe team got a clue that the vehicle was seen in village Nahri  of Sonepat district. On the intervening night of March 28 and 29, the police received a tip off that criminals involved in the Ola cab driver’s murder would come near Smirti Van, near Raja Harish Chander Hospital, Narela. 

The police laid a trap and apprehended three accused Rahul, Naeemudin and Hemant. On personal search of the accused, three country made pistols and six live cartridges were recovered. They were used by the accused for threatening the deceased.

The arrested persons  disclosed the names of their associates as Amit and Vishal and a juvenile was also apprehended.

During interrogation, it was revealed that Rahul, Naveen, Hemant and Bunty are friends and were in need of money. They planned to rob a car to fulfill their money requirement and procured three country made pistols. 

On March 29, Naveen booked an Ola cab for Kashmiri Gate. They called the driver by phone. 

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