Jalandhar: Jalandhar police have arrested main accused Ankush of Raja garden and Malkiat Singh of Mahavir Enclave who were involved in double murder case which shook the city on last Tuesday. Wife of owner of Handa dairy and his servant were killed mercilessly by robbers. The culprits broke into the house in evening and took some gold ornaments however they failed to take away the safe.
Jalandhar, Police Commissioner, Arpit Shukla told media persons that Ankush is the main person behind planning the robbery and murder. He planned this crime two months back along with his gang .They were already booked in some thefts in Model Town area of city. Vishal and Satish Pal have already been arrested by the police.
Shukla told that Ankush persuaded his accomplices to rob Handa’s house by convincing them that safe in house of Prithvi Handa contained cash and jewelry worth crores .
“Ankush planned to kill owner’s wife Sujata and servant Harish who were the only ones present in home. Their plan was to dump the body of servant on 66 ft road so that police kept on searching for him. He told his gang members to kill anyone who is present at Handa’s home in Model Town,” said Arpit Shukla.
Its pertinent to mention that the gang tried to take away safe in Innova parked inside Handa’s home on September 20. However, Sujata threw away the keys and raised an alarm. Jatin, son of Sujata and neighbours arrived at the scene and the plan failed to materialize.
“ We have recovered the baseball bat, hockey stick and Khukhri used in the crime by gang and the gold ornaments taken away by them. We will trace the fifth accused soon, “ added Shukla.
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