Three held for Indore triple murder

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 20:36

Indore: Three persons, including a young
woman, were on Wednesday arrested here in connection with the
sensational triple-murder that took place in posh Srinagar
Main area of the city three days back, police said.

The "mastermind" behind the gruesome murders was Neha
Verma rpt Neha Verma (23), who in order to make a quick buck
planned the murders of Ashlesha Deshpande (21), her mother
Megha (42) and grand-mother Rohini Phadke (70) on June 19 with
the help of Rahul Choudhary (24) and Manoj Atodh (32), Indore
Range Inspector General of Police Sanjay Rana told reporters
here.

A pistol and two knives besides the booty and two ATM
cards have been recovered from the accused, he said.

Neha, a beautician, befriended and requested Megha
(42) to hire her as a member of her marketing chain, Rana
said.

Neha, along with two of her accomplices, went to the
residence of the Deshpandes at Srinagar Main area on June 19.
The accomplices shot at and slashed the women before decamping
with Rs 1.5 lakh, they said.

The police got a lead after they learnt that Rahul,
who accidentally fired at his foot while committing the crime,
got himself admitted to a local hospital.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 20:36

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