Man slits brother's throat, dumps body in ditch

 A 25-year-old man was allegedly murdered by his brother after slitting his throat and dumping the body in a ditch near the Saharanpur village here, police said on Sunday.

PTI| Last Updated: Mar 29, 2015, 18:50 PM IST

Bijnor: A 25-year-old man was allegedly murdered by his brother after slitting his throat and dumping the body in a ditch near the Saharanpur village here, police said on Sunday.

Accused Shahbaj took his brother Shahjad yesterday to an isolated area near his house and killed him by slitting his throat. He dumped the body in a ditch within the perimeter, they said.

According to the FIR filed today by the family members, when Shahbaj came home without his brother late at night, they started enquiring about him.

The accused allegedly confessed to the murder and led the members to the whereabouts of the body, the police said.

The reason behind the murder is unknown, police said, adding the investigation is underway and efforts are on to nab the absconding accused.