Man killed by 2 men in flat in Bhawartal

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 13 Jun 2018 10:55:21


Staff Reporter

Sensation prevailed in Bhanwartal area when a man was brutally killed by two masked men at his flat in an apartment under the jurisdiction of Omti police station, on Tuesday evening. The deceased has been identified as Shapathullah Khan, posted as Deputy Director, Regional Health Services, Jabalpur Division and resident of Bhanwartal area.Additional Superintendent of Police (City), Deepak Kumar Shukla (IPS), while talking to ‘The Hitavada’, informed that learning about the incident, a police team reached the spot and found that the body of man lying in a pool of blood. He was brutally killed with sharp-edged weapons. In further investigation, police learnt that two unidentified men, covering their faces with mask, forcibly entered the house and locked the wife and daughter of deceased in a bathroom. The miscreants were asking the man for giving them money on the tip of sharp-edged weapons.

According to the deceased’s wife, she heard the voice of accused, who were threatening to kill her husband and asking him for money. He heard that her husband witnessed the face of one of the accused and abused him. Thereafter, she heard screams of her husband and found his body in pool of blood.
Additional SP, Deepak Shukla informed that in prima facie of the investigation, police presume that the deceased had seen the face of an accused and identified him. The accused were afraid of their identification and killed the man for hiding the fact of their involvement. Police also learnt that Shapathullah Khan had gone to a bank and the accused had an idea that he withdrew money from the bank and kept the same at his house.Police have sent the body for post-mortem after conducting Panchnama at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College and Hospital. Omti police have registered a case under Section 302 of the IPC, while further investigations are underway to identify and apprehend the accused.