They killed a man for his mobile phones that sold for only Rs 500. The northeast Delhi police have busted a gang which allegedly robbed and killed a chief manager of Syndicate Bank.
Four men — Raju (21), Javed Khan (24), Akash (19) and Amit Kumar (29) — have been arrested in the case.
On October 20, the body of Kamal Kishore Ajmani was found in front of GTB Hospital in Delhi.
"A post mortem was conducted to ascertain the cause of death. It was established as asphyxia. Accordingly, a case of murder was registered at the GTB Enclave police station," Sanjay Kumar Jain, deputy commissioner of police (northeast), said.
Investigations revealed that the deceased was carrying two mobile phones and a bag. The police followed the lead and zeroed in on Amit who was allegedly in possession of them.
"Amit said that these phones were sold to him by Raju. But, he had no clue regarding the latter's whereabouts. Five special teams were constituted to find Raju. He was apprehended along with Javed. One bag, a wristwatch and two mobile phones belonging to the deceased were recovered," Jain said.
On October 19, all accused assembled near Gagan Cinema and planned a robbery. On their way, they tried to rob Ajmani. In their attempt to overpower Ajmani, they strangulated him.
Ajmani was working as chief manager at Syndicate Bank in Raj Nagar, Ghaziabad. His wife is also a Syndicate Bank employee in Delhi.