Jalandhar: The local police heaved a sigh of relief when they solved the double murder case which shook Jalandhar city on Tuesday evening. Sujata Handa the wife of famous businessman Prithvi Handa and her servant were killed during the unsuccessful robbery attempt by three persons.As per police,Both were killed by the robbers to conceal their identities as one of them was an old servant of the family.CP Jalandhar Arpit Shukla told media persons in a press conference held in the Wednesday evening that they have arrested two of the accused and three are still at large but the case stands solved.
As per CP,Ankush an old servant of the Handa’s planned the robbery and wanted to settle a grudge with Prithvi Handa the owner of Handa Dairy in Model Town of Jalandhar.Ankush and four others namely Vishal the real brother of Ankush from Mithapur,Malkit & Satish pal both of Mahavir Enclave and one unidentified accomplice were already working as a gang and they already have seven criminal cases pending against them.
“Ankush was removed from his job by Prithvi handa so he made up a plan to settle the score.He told his mates that Handa has jewelry and cash worth crores in his safe and told them that they have to kill the lady and the servant both.Servant’s body was to be dumped in such a way that it couldn’t be recovered.Ankush told his mates that police will think that the servant killed the lady and fled away with the safe”Arpit Shukla said.
Key was the key to the puzzle- Arpit Shukla told media persons that they found a key of Hero maestro vehicle which was put on dashboard of Innova.The robbers had to run away when they were spotted by people who gathered outside when the lady raised a cry and they left the key there.Police searched nearby places and the key fitted into a two wheeler.Robbers had left their cell phones in the Maestro to avoid being located.Police found them in a CCTV footage and showed them to Prithvi Handa who at once recognized his old servant.Rest was an easy job for the police.
Jalandhar police arrested Vishal & Satish Pal and is raiding various places to find the rest of the three.
“The three who went inside the home were Ankush,Malkit & the unidentified friend.They had a basebat,a hockey stick and a khukhri with them.Vishal was standing outside Handa dairy to inform these three about the movement of male members of Handa family.Satish Pal was standing outside in the street on vigil.”CP Shukla said.
Ankush knew the place well and the three person ran away from the roof when the lady raised an alarm before being killed.
“The lady was killed with the basebat while the servant was killed by a hockey stick.Straight blows were given in their heads which proved fatal.”Arpit Shukla said further.
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