Police at this time recovered a human skeleton suspected to be of an app cab driver who went lacking practically 4 months in the past, from a forest in Jharkhand’s Seraikela-Kharsawan district.
Family members of Rahul Srivastav, 22, had registered a lacking report on the MGM police station on August 2 after he didn’t return residence, and on October 3, a case below Section 365 of the IPC (kidnapping or abducting an individual with the intent to wrongfully confine) was lodged towards unknown individuals, stated Inspector-cum-Officer-in-Charge Mithilesh Kumar.
On Tuesday, police picked up a 22-year-old suspect recognized as Sudhir Kumar Sharma and his confederate Rabindra Mahato, 21, for interrogation, he stated.
Srivastav’s cell phone was additionally discovered to be in possession of Sharma, the police officer stated.
In the course of interrogation, he stated the duo confessed to have killed the app cab driver by pelting his head with stones close to Chandil dam within the district, with the intention to promote the automobile, police stated.
They then allegedly left the physique within the forest and fled with the automobile and the cell phone.
Based on their assertion, a police crew recovered the skeleton from the forest, the officer stated, including that the automobile has additionally been discovered.
The accused, who’ve been despatched to judicial custody, had reportedly taken an advance cost from a potential purchaser of the car, he stated.
Further investigation is underway.
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