Days after a 24-year-old man was shot useless and his spouse left injured in Dwarka in what investigators suspect is a case of “honour killing”, Delhi Police has arrested two males, together with the lady’s 26-year-old cousin, Rohit Dahiya alias Vicky (22), from Rohtak.
Investigators stated that the lady’s brother, the alleged “mastermind”, is absconding. Police stated he had been arrested 4 years in the past as properly in reference to a homicide case.
Based on police, they’ve accessed CCTV footage which exhibits three males travelling in an SUV from Sonepat to assault the couple, 24-year-old Vinay Dahiya, a taxi driver, and 19-year-old Kiran, who had eloped and obtained married in August final yr.
Police recognized the lads as Kiran’s brother Aman Dahiya, his two pals, and his cousin Vicky.
Police stated Aman was in contact with associates of jailed gangster Sunil alias Tillu Tajpuriya, who’re nonetheless serving to him evade arrest. “4 years in the past, Aman was arrested in reference to the homicide of a villager over a trivial difficulty. He was lodged in Sonepat Jail, and that’s the place he’s believed to have met Tillu’s associates,” stated a police supply.
Investigation thus far means that Aman was instigated by his uncle Shakti and determined to take revenge “for the household identify being sullied” due to the marriage.
DCP (Dwarka) Santosh Kumar Meena stated, “We now have arrested Rohit Dahiya (22) and Ritik Kumar (22), who was earlier arrested in a homicide case. We scanned name element data and carried out location evaluation of a number of suspects. Social media accounts have been additionally scanned to collect leads. Native intelligence was mounted and we discovered that there was resentment among the many lady’s household as they believed that Kiran and Vinay had married in the identical ‘gotra’. They felt this harm their honour and delight within the village.”
Throughout questioning, the accused stated Aman had hatched a conspiracy to remove the couple. “He made a plan with Rohit, Ritik and one different individual. Aman carried out a recce of the couple’s flat a day earlier than the incident. On June 24, the 4 accused organized weapons and reached Ambarhai village in two autos. They discovered that the couple weren’t house at the moment. Three of them — Aman, Rohit and Ritik — went inside and requested their affiliate to bolt the door from the skin. Round 8.30 pm, when the couple opened the door, the accused fired at them,” Meena stated, including that after the incident, the accused fled to Rohtak, the place Aman took the weapons from Rohit and Ritik and dumped their cell phones.
The couple have been rushed to Venkateshwar Hospital, the place Vinay was declared useless on arrival. Kiran’s situation is alleged to be important, police stated.