Updated May 17th, 2024 at 23:13 IST

Gurugram Road Rage: Accused Says 'Lost Control on His Anger'

Bhardwaj, a resident of Sector 49 here, was produced in a city court, where the crime unit of Sector 39 took him on a two-day police remand

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Gurugram: The man, who allegedly killed an IT company manager by running him over with a car, said that he did not intent to kill the 31-year-old but "lost control on his anger", police said on Friday.

Manoj Bhardwaj alias Manav (36), the prime accused in the case who was arrested on Thursday, admitted that he along with his accomplices severely thrashed the deceased and his brother before running Rishabh Jasuja over with his car, causing his death, the police said.

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Bhardwaj, a resident of Sector 49 here, was produced in a city court, where the crime unit of Sector 39 took him on a two-day police remand for further questioning, they said.

A senior police officer confirmed that Bhardwaj has confessed to the crime and the car used in the murder has also been seized.

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The incident took place in South City 2 on Sohna road late Sunday night when a brawl broke out between the victim, his brother Ranjak Jasuja and the accused, the police said.

They added that Bhardwaj later called some of his friends and they together thrashed the brothers.

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The accused then got into his car, hit the two brothers and dragged them on the car's bonnet for about 20 metres, the police said.

"We are trying to nab the accomplices of the accused who are absconding. We are also questioning the accused and the other suspects will be arrested soon," Inspector Vishwa Gaurav, in-charge of crime unit, Sector 39, said. 

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Published May 17th, 2024 at 23:13 IST