New Delhi: Nine persons, including a juvenile, were held for allegedly killing a 57-year-old doctor, Dr Mukim Ahmad Iqbal in Northwest Delhi’s Jahangirpuri area, police officials confirmed recently.
The accused were identified as Rizwan alias Rizu, Vishal Rawat alias Bunty, Sandhya Rawat, Raju Rawat, Afroz, residents of Bhalswa Dairy, Rizwan alias Nasty, Ammar, Riyasat and a juvenile compounder, residents of Jahangirpuri, they added.
On November 12, a 57-year-old doctor Dr Mukim Ahmad Iqbal was strangled to death, officials said, adding that the doctor has robbed off more than Rs 5 lakh to 6 lakh in cash and jewellery worth another Rs 5 lakh to 6 lakh.
The crime took place when his daughter, a school teacher, left home at around 7.30 am, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Northwest) Aslam Khan said.
On Friday, Vishal Rawat was arrested. He confessed to the crime and shed light on the conspiracy, police said.
Ammar and the juvenile compounder played the role of informers, while Nasty, Rijju and Vishal executed the robbery-cum-killing at the doctor’s residence, the DCP said.
During interrogation, they disclosed the names of all the persons involved in the crime. The DCP said Rs 5,50,000 cash and 70 per cent of the stolen jewellery had been recovered as yet.