Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya: Family of seven-year-old Ashish Saini shielded Avadhesh Sakya from police interrogation for more than a month due to fear for their child’s health. Sakya was finally arrested on Tuesday for killing the boy, stuffing his body in a suitcase and concealing it in his bed box, the boy’s family called up a senior investigator.
This is the second suspicious death in Ashish’s family. In 2007, Ashish’s uncle had drowned in a canal in the neighbourhood. His family alleged foul play, but the case was never solved.