Murder over love affair, 3 held

Three men, including two friends of the victim, have been arrested for murdering a man over a triangle love story with a girl, police said.

Dilshad  Rauf, 23, Faiz Alam, 21 and Mohammad Imran, 19, were arrested in Jafrabad for killing Saddam in New Usmanpur in north-east Delhi, said V V Chaudhary, additional commissioner of police (north-east). Thier fourth accomplice Sazid is absconding.

Police said they received a call at the police control room on November 17 from New Usmanpur in north-east Delhi that a body was lying in a secluded area. It was identified as Saddam of New Seelampur. There were two stab wounds on his neck and some bloodstained stones were found nearby.

During investigation, police found that Saddam, 22, had a love affair with a girl from her locality and one of the accused, Dilshad, was also engaged with her. Dilshad told police that he was beaten up by Saddam over an issue of the girl about two months ago.

Dilshad made it a prestige issue and planned with Imran, Alam, Sazid — who had friendly relation with the Saddam — to take his revenge.

On November 16, Imran took Saddam from Brahmpuri Pulia to a park in New Usmanpur. Dilshad, Alam and Sazid also came to the spot and there a heated argument took place between Saddam and Dishad.

Dishad was carrying a knife, while Sazid was carrying an iron punch. Dilshad stabbed Saddam in his neck and Sazid punched him many times, while Alam and Imran also bashed up Saddam. After that, Dilshad disfigured Saddam’s face with a heavy stone to hide his identity and fled from the spot.

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