Man arrested for cheating, murder

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 10 Apr 2018 10:47:23



Staff Reporter


Cheating a man to the tune of lakhs of rupees in the name of buried treasure and then killing the victim as he began demanding his money back, was what Raipur Police on Monday revealed to the media after cracking the recent murder case in which Changorabhata resident man identified as Mushtaque Ahmed Changal, 59, was found killed in the limits of Mana police station. The accused in case is Syed Zakir Ali, 26, resident of Santoshi Nagar, Taj Nagar, which falls in the limits of Tikrapara police station. The victim believed in taking out buried treasure on the power of ‘Tantra-Mantra’ and the accused had cheating him to the tune of lakhs. After asked to return the money and threatening by the victim, the accused made a plan to eliminate him and that he executed by calling the victim to spot and assaulted him with an iron means ‘Gaiti’ from behind while the victim was offering Namaz, the accused confessed.During the intervening night of Apr 5-6, the body was found near a cement mixer factory near ACC Cement. In course of investigation, police got information that the victim was last seen with the accused and that the accused practiced witchcraft. The accused had called the victim to the spot by using another person’s mobile phone.