A Delhi Police Special Cell has arrested a man wanted for four murders in Bihar and Assam here, officials said on Wednesday.
Police said Dablo Yadav, a resident of a village in Samastipur district of Bihar, was arrested from Okhla Mandi where he was hiding.
They said he was wanted for the murder of his nephew in Paltan Bazar in Guwahati, Assam and other cases.
Police said Dablo Yadav hired two men – Pankaj Ram and Palram Paswan – to kill his nephew Avdish Yadav, adding that Avdish Yadav was killed in a shootout on February 21 in Assam.
Dablo Yadav killed his nephew to avenge the murder of his two brothers at the hands of his uncle Suryanarin Yadav’s family members. Police said Avdesh supported the Suryanarin family in the land dispute case between the two families.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Jasmeet Singh said Dablo Yadav was arrested at around 10:30 am on Monday from Okhla Mandi. He explained that the accused has been on the run for more than six months in the crossfire case that resulted in Avdish Yadav’s death.
Singh said a .315-caliber single-shot pistol carrying three live bullets was recovered from him and a case was registered under the Weapons Act in this regard.
During interrogation, the accused revealed that there had been a feud between his uncle Suryanarin Yadav and his family over farmland in his village of Samastipur for more than 26 years, DCP said.
“On the day of the accident, the two hired assassins came on a bicycle and fired several shots killing Advesh Yadav in Paltan Bazar district of Guwahati, Assam. Dablo Yadav along with his family members were shot dead by Shalinder, Sanjay and Santosh, three members of Suryanarin Yadav’s family, Between 1996 and 2003 in Bihar. In response, Suryanarin Yadav family members killed two brothers of Dablo Yadav in Bihar,” the officer said.
(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by the NDTV crew and is published from a syndicated feed.)