Police at the moment recovered a human skeleton suspected to be of an app cab driver who went lacking practically 4 months in the past, from a forest in Jharkhand’s Seraikela-Kharsawan district.
Members of the family of Rahul Srivastav, 22, had registered a lacking report on the MGM police station on August 2 after he didn’t return dwelling, and on October 3, a case beneath Part 365 of the IPC (kidnapping or abducting an individual with the intent to wrongfully confine) was lodged in opposition to unknown individuals, mentioned Inspector-cum-Officer-in-Cost Mithilesh Kumar.
On Tuesday, police picked up a 22-year-old suspect recognized as Sudhir Kumar Sharma and his confederate Rabindra Mahato, 21, for interrogation, he mentioned.
Srivastav’s cell phone was additionally discovered to be in possession of Sharma, the police officer mentioned.
In the middle of interrogation, he mentioned the duo confessed to have killed the app cab driver by pelting his head with stones close to Chandil dam within the district, with the intention to promote the automotive, police mentioned.
They then allegedly left the physique within the forest and fled with the automotive and the cell phone.
Primarily based on their assertion, a police workforce recovered the skeleton from the forest, the officer mentioned, including that the automotive has additionally been discovered.
The accused, who’ve been despatched to judicial custody, had reportedly taken an advance fee from a potential purchaser of the automobile, he mentioned.
Additional investigation is underway.
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