New Delhi: With the arrest of a person, Delhi Police on Friday claimed to have cracked a case of double murder and robbery within 12 hours.
35-year-old Yasmeen Ali and her daughter Sofiya (5) were found murdered yesterday at their residence in Rohini.
Nadeem Ahmad was arrested by Vijay Vihar Police from J J Colony area in the double murder case, according to a police statement.
A motorcycle used in the crime, cash worth Rs 1.25 lakh, a mobile phone and a blood stained knife has also been recovered from the person by the police.
Nadeem, who had worked with the victim`s husband, was in the need of money. To fulfil his needs, he allegedly killed Yasmeen and her daughter and robbed Rs 1.25 lakh and a mobile phone from her house.
During the course of investigation, police team learnt that Nadeem was seen in the locality at the time of the incident and subsequently apprehended him from his house.