Kartarpur resident held for murder

Kartarpur resident held for murder

The police arrested a Kartarpur resident, Mangat Singh, alias Manga, on the charge of murdering a scrap shop owner at Majra village here on October 8. Photo for representation only.

Tribune News Service

Mohali, October 14

The police arrested a Kartarpur resident, Mangat Singh, alias Manga, on the charge of murdering a scrap shop owner at Majra village here on October 8.

The shop owner, Jai Prakash Prasad, who was brutally assaulted, succumbed to his injuries at the PGI on the same day.

Monu Kumar, a resident of East Champaran, presently residing at a junk shop in Sahora village, said on October 8 his acquaintance informed him that his uncle Jai Prakash Prasad, who runs a scrap shop at Majra village in Siswan, Kurali road, had been brutally assaulted by unidentified persons. A person, Pradyuman, took him to the PGI where he died.

A case under Sections 302 and 34 of the IPC was registered at the Mullanpur police station on October 9.

The police arrested the suspect, Mangat Singh, alias Manga, who admitted that he committed the act in a bid to take away a mobile phone from Jai Prakash and other valuables from his shop.

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