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Friend arrested for salesman’s murder

The Gurgaon police claimed to have solved the mystery of 27-year-old Vikram Kumar’s murder. Kumar’s was found near a call centre building in Sector 18, on August 6.

gurgaon Updated: Sep 15, 2012 00:43 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times

The Gurgaon police claimed to have solved the mystery of 27-year-old Vikram Kumar’s murder. Kumar’s was found near a call centre building in Sector 18, on August 6.

The deceased, hailing from Assam, was a salesman at the Hot Dog Food Point in MGF Metropolitan Mall, MG Road.

The police arrested 25-year-old NB Chhatriya, a native of Assam and a friend of the deceased, from the Kapashera border in this regard.

Police officials said the deceased had allegedly thrashed Chhatriya along with a friend during a function on December 31. After than, Chhatriya had been waiting to settle scores with the victim.

Police officials said on August 3, Chhatriya and his friend took Vikram to a secluded place in Sector 18 and stabbed him to death. Later, they dumped the body near a call centre.

The police are trying to locate Chhatriya's accomplice, who hails from Uttar Pardesh.

Vikram's brother Nishan Kumar works at the Indira Gandhi Airport at a sales store.

Two booked for Rs. 9-lakh fraud
Shopowners of Central Plaza Mall have filed a fraud case against two persons who duped them of Rs. 9 lakh by setting up a fake association. “The mall was shut down in 2007 but 79 owners formed a society, Central Plaza Mall Occupants’ Welfare Association, and got the mall reopened. Accused Varun Thaman and Manish Raheja registered their society with fake documents and started collecting maintenance,” said an owner.

First Published: Sep 15, 2012 00:43 IST