Absconding accused in planning killing of Goa businessman held

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 03 May 2018 10:12:54


Staff Reporter

Crime Branch nabbed a 28-year-old absconding accused from Panchsheel Nagar, who was involved in planning a murder of Goa-based businessman. Three accused were nabbed earlier by Goa Police and four pistols, two country-made pistols and 26 live cartridges were recovered from their possession.
Acting on a tip off regarding presence of an accused Vipin Singh (28), son of Udai Pratap Singh, who was absconding in a case of planning murder of his partner Gajendra Singh, Goa businessman with the help of shooters, in the Bhopal city and based on the information a team was rushed to his residence in Panchsheel Nagar of TT Nagar area and nabbed the accused.

After the Bhopal Crime Branch received specific inputs, Goa police was contacted and details of the crime by Vipin was revealed regarding the crime.The nabbed accused was quizzed by Crime Branch and he confessed that he had gone to Goa for business and started Chawla Chicken Restaurant with Ravikant and Gajendra and the trio were business partners.However, later Vipin and Ravikant developed difference with Gajendra over some issue and two decided to kill Gajendra. The two were planning murder and hired two shooters for murder of Gajendra and provided stay at Amigo Hotel for the killers. Based on tip-off, Goa Police raided the hotel and nabbed three persons and recovered four pistols, two country-made pistols and 26 live cartridges after which Vipin went absconding and was nabbed on Tuesday.Goa police registered a case under Section 120B of the IPC and sections 25 and 27 of Arms Act against five accused.The main accused and mastermind of the crime, Vipin, is business graduate and was partner with Gajendra in Chawla Chicken in Goa. Crime Branch has informed Goa Police for further investigation in the case and the accused would be handed over to Goa Police.