New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI): Two people have been arrested for the murder of a person in Bhalswa Dairy area of the national capital within 24 hours of the incident, police said on Saturday.
The accused have been identified as Sheikh Ramjan and Sheikh Rahim. Ramjan is a junk dealer while Rahim is a rag picker, police added.
"A blood-drenched male body was found, having gruesome stab injuries on the face, neck and the stomach. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Mukeem who was a resident of the Bhalswa Dairy area. It was soon revealed that he had a criminal background," read a statement issued by the police.
"The murder happened due to a brawl that took place after Mohammad asked for the money which he had given to the accused," the statement added.
Police further said, "On Wednesday afternoon, Mohammad entered an abandoned place where the accused persons overpowered him and inflicted fatal stab injuries on vital parts of the body of the deceased."The investigation was carried out by a competent team of officers who worked under the supervision of Ajay Kumar Singh, SHO, Bhalswa Dairy Police Station.
"A dagger and blood-stained clothes were recovered from the crime scene which helped in the process of exposing the details of this heinous crime," the statement read. (ANI)