Gurugram: Property dealer killed over financial dispute, six held

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A property dealer was allegedly beaten to death by twelve men over a monetary dispute at Sikenderpur Badha village near here, police said on Sunday.

Six people were arrested in connection with the case which include the key accused identified as Mukesh Yadav, Pramod and Raj, all residents of Hayatpur village of Gurugram.

The deceased was identified as Hargovind a resident of Sikenderpur Badha village in Gurugram.

police said that the prime accused Mukesh was the brother of gangster Rakesh Hayatpur, who had killed the sarpanch of Hayatpur village in 2011.

The deceased’s wife Pooja told the police that she along with her husband Hargovind and his friend Sandeep were returning from Farukh Nagar area in their car late night on Saturday and when they reached near canal chowk, Sikenderpur Badha village in Sector-86, their car was forcefully stopped by Mukesh, Pramod and Raj at gun point.

They were in their two SUVs along with 14-15 men who then stepped out of their cars and started beating her husband with sticks and later fled the spot after threatening Pooja and Sandeep.

Thereafter, the victims called the police to the spot who took the injured property dealer to a hospital for treatment but he was declared dead on arrival.

“There was some financial and property dispute between my husband and Mukesh. Mukesh had earlier beaten my husband at our home over the matter and had threatened him several times,” Pooja said.

A police officer privy with the matter said, preliminary investigation revealed that some property and money related disputes led this murder, few of the accused have been arrested remaining will soon be nabbed further probe is on”.

A case of muder in connection with the matter has been registered at the Kheri Daula police station against the accused.

–IANS

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