Neighbourhood News Desk: Police on Wednesday arrested two men, including a physically challenged person, for allegedly murdering a 22-year-old mentally challenged man in Murad Nagar on May 5. Police said that the victim was beaten on suspicion of being a thief and prime accused Saurabh Kumar, a physically challenged man, had used his lathi (stick) to severely beat up the victim. He had died on the spot. Accused was identified as Vipin Tyagi, Saurabh’s friend. Police on the morning of May 5 had recovered the body of 22-year-old Sachin Kumar.
During the initial investigation, they found that a button of his shirt was broken and it seemed that he had been in a scuffle with someone. After post-mortem reports indicated that Sachin had sustained 10-12 external injuries as well as internal ones, they then confirmed that the man had been murdered. According to the police, two men were under the influence of alcohol and were returning home on their motorcycle around 2am when they saw Sachin on the road. After their arrest, police have negated their claims that they beat up Sachin on suspicion of him being a thief.