New Delhi: Three smack addicts, including a teenager, allegedly bludgeoned to death a youth and then beheaded him following a fight over sharing drug.
The Crime Branch of Delhi Police arrested Nasim Khan (20), Mohd Samir (19) and Sanjay, who are smack addicts, for killing 25-year-old Manjeet who worked in NDMC.
The headless body of Manjeet, a resident of Metro Vihar, was found on December 14 in Shahbad Dairy. All accused also lived in Metro Vihar.
According to police, they got information that the three accused would come to a bus stand of JJ Colony of Bawana yesterday. Police laid a trap and arrested the trio.
"During investigation, it was revealed that on the night of December 12, a fight broke out between victim, who was also drug addict, and Nasim over the issue of sharing smack. Later, Samir and Sanjay also joined Nasim," said a senior police official.
He said that they told the police that when Manjeet didn't relent, they smashed the victim's head and face with a heavy stone lying at the spot and also decapitated him.
"The mobile phone of the victim was sold by accused Nasim for Rs 400 to a person, but was returned by the purchaser since it was not functioning," he added.
He said that police are scanning the background of the arrested and further investigation is on.