Ghaziabad: The district police Monday claimed
to have solved a double murder case by arresting nine persons,
including the prime accused in the crime.
Police yesterday arrested Shyam Singh, who was allegedly
behind the kidnap and murder of Farooq (22) and Narender (19),
who went missing on April 4 when they were returning home with
a soil-laden tractor, Senior Superintendent of Police Raghubir
The accused had allegedly demanded a Rs 5 lakh ransom for
their safe release from the families of the two.
Later, bodies of tractor owner Farooq and his helper
Narender were recovered from a village in Baghpat, he said,
adding both the bodies were identified by their families.
Eight more persons were arrested earlier in connection
with the incident.
According to police, as the families failed to pay the
ransom the duo were killed.