Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, March 2
Two daily wage labourers were found dead at an under-construction building in Greater Kailash Colony, near Maqsudan, here on Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as Komal Ghosi and Ramswarup, both natives of Madhya Pradesh. They were reportedly working at the construction site for the last six months. The cops at police division number one said the incident was reported around 10.30 am on Tuesday.
“Prima facie it was established that the deceased were murdered. Their bodies were lying in a pool of blood. And they have deep cuts and injuries on their heads. Stones with blood stains were also recovered from the spot, indicating that they were brutally murdered,” said Inspector Rajesh Kumar, SHO at division No. 1 police station.
The bodies of both labourers were sent to the Civil Hospital for the post-mortem examination. The police verified the CCTV footage of the area to trace the murderers. A team of forensic team was also called to the spot.
A case under Section 302 of the IPC was earlier registered against an unidentified person at the police division one.
Accomplice still at large, raids on
A special investigation team comprising the CIA staff, Special Police Unit and Police Division Number 1 incurred after investigation that the deceased were killed by Raja and Aakash, residents of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, respectively. Commissioner of Police Gurpreet Singh Bhullar said Raja and Aakash were present in the house on Monday evening, when the deceased were preparing dinner. They murdered them with a hammer. “Ramswarup was the maternal uncle (mama) of Raja, who had an old score to settle with him. Also, Raja’s father Bachu Yadav had committed suicide a few days ago. Similarly, his younger brother had also died, due to which Raja wanted to take revenge of both deaths. He killed them with the assistance of Aakash, who is absconding,” Bhullar said. The police have registered a case under Sections 302/34 of the Indian Penal Code and arrested Raja, whereas raids were on to arrest his accomplice Aakash.
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