A cousin of Ram Lal, Sham Lal had complained to the police and the police had registered a case under Section 302 (murder) of IPC.
SP Rajinder Singh said that a special investigation team (SIT) headed by DSP Jasbir Singh Rai, was constituted to investigate the case and the suspect was zeroed in on. The accused was arrested from the Bholath area, the SP said.
During preliminary interrogation, the accused has admitted to the murders. The accused will be produced before a court to seek his reamn.
The accused is being produced before the court to seek his police remand for further investigation, the SP added.