Delhi Police arrests accused in Double Murder Case through UPI Payment

Greeva Garg – 

During the investigation of a Double Murder Case in Delhi, the Delhi Police traced the accused of the crime through a UPI payment.

In the murder case of a 52-year-old woman, Babita, and her son, Gaurav, inside their home in Southwest Delhi’s Palam, the woman’s nephew, Abhishek Verma, has been arrested as an accused in the case.

Police revealed that the accused has intentionally killed his aunt, as Babita did not paid back the money, she borrowed from Abhishek.

The police were able to trace the accused with the help of a UPI payment he made to an e-rickshaw driver, riding which he fled away from the crime scene.

The DCP (southwest) Ingit Pratap Singh said the victims were struck to death with a dumbbell. The investigation team was led by Inspector Yogesh and SHO Paras Nath Verma. 

A senior police officer said that, “We found from CCTV footage from the locality that the accused had left in an e-rickshaw, which had the word ‘Saarthi’ written on it. On Wednesday around 12 pm, the team found the driver; he said he dropped the passenger near Dashrath Puri Metro station. The driver said he asked the passenger about blood on his face but he refused to answer. The passenger offered the driver a torn note, which he refused. So, he paid Rs 30 via UPI. When the team opened the application on the driver’s phone, they found that the person was Verma.”

It was found by the Delhi Police that Abhishek, victim’s nephew runs cosmetics shop in Burari.

An officer said that, “He remained present during the post-mortem to ward off suspicion and also visited the police station. He was detained from outside the mortuary.”

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