Gurugram, Sep 17 (SocialNews.XYZ) With the arrest of two persons, the Gurugram police claimed to have solved a blind murder case related to the killing of a cab driver in the Pataudi area.
The accused have been identified as Pankaj Singh (25) and Hitesh (23) alias Honey, both from Rewari.
Pankaj and Hitesh had booked the cab in Behror in Rajasthan on March 24. They allegedly shot the driver dead before fleeing with his vehicle.
According to the police, Rakesh Gujjar, the cab driver who was a resident of Rajasthan's Alwar, was found dead on the roadside in Pataudi.
"The victim was shot in the head. His mobile phone location was traced to Nuh. Based on technical intelligence, teams were formed to probe the matter. A crime branch team nabbed Pankaj in Mumbai. Based on his disclosure, Hitesh was apprehended from Pataudi on Thursday," said Preet Pal Sangwan, ACP (Crime).
"During sustained interrogation, the accused revealed that they had hatched a conspiracy to book a cab and later rob the driver. But when Rakesh resisted, he was shot in the head. They threw his body on the roadside and fled with the cab. The accused had planned to rob another cab driver, but failed," Sangwan said.