Delhi Police, on Tuesday, August 16, arrested Man Kumar for murdering a man in September 2018. He had been absconding since then. Officials had also declared a reward of Rs 2 lakh for information leading to his arrest.
- Delhi Police, on Tuesday, arrested a murder accused who was absconding since 2018
- The accused, Man Kumar, had been hiding in Nepal for a while
- Police had also announced a reward of Rs 2 lakh for information leading to his capture
On September 10, 2018, Safdarjung Enclave police station received information that a dead male had been found near the cremation ground in Green Park Extension. Officials reached the spot and found that the head and private parts of the dead body were cut with a knife.
The deceased was identified as Nanda Pramanik, a resident of West Bengal. Investigations revealed that two accused were involved in the incident. One of the accused, Ravi Kanaujia, was arrested and a charge sheet was filed against him.
The main accused, Man Kumar, has been absconding since 2018. A cash reward of Rs 2 lakh was declared for information leading to his arrest.
ACCUSED WAS HIDING IN NEPAL
Recently, officials received information regarding Man Kumar’s movements. The information was verified and a team was deployed to develop reliable details.
During the operation, officials observed that the accused frequently visited areas of Jogbani and Forbesganj in Bihar, close to the Indo-Nepal border. He had also spent considerable time in Nepal, where he had been hiding.
The accused was also frequently changing his hideouts. The team spent several days in search of him in Bihar, UP East and adjoining areas on the Indo-Nepal border.
On August 16, at around 8.30 am, the team zeroed in on his movements in the Jogbani market and apprehended the accused. During the preliminary investigation, he confessed to his involvement in the murder that took place in 2018.
He further revealed that his wife was having an affair with the victim, which was the reason for him committing the crime.
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