Updated March 16th, 2024 at 21:49 IST

Three Nabbed For Murder of a Jeweller In Himachal Pradesh

Three persons have been arrested in connection with the alleged murder of a jeweller here, police announced on Saturday.

Three nabbed for the murder of jeweller in Himachal Pradesh | Image:Unsplash / Representative
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Himachal Pradesh: Three people have been arrested for allegedly killing a jeweller here, police said on Saturday.

On February 19, Bihar native Shiv Shah Soni (50) was found dead in a water tank in his rented accommodation. The body bore injury marks and the police had recovered a stone and knuckle duster from the spot, they said.

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A case of murder was registered and a Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by Chopal Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Raj Kumar was constituted to investigate the case.

After tracking down the accused, a police team was sent to Bihar and two people were arrested from Motihari on March 14 and brought to Himachal, police said.

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During interrogation, they revealed the involvement of another accused, also a Bihar native, living in Nerwa in Chopal.

Subsequently, the third accused was also nabbed on Friday night. The three accused were presented in a local court and sent to a five-day police remand, police said. 

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Published March 16th, 2024 at 21:48 IST