Man was murdered for refusing to give money for liquor


Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal

Man was murdered for refusing to give money for liquor

Habibganj police have arrested one person in connection with the murder of a man who was found dead near Habibganj recently. The deceased was hit with a stone on the head with a stone resulting in his death when he refused to give money to the victim to buy liquor. Victim Mehtab Singh Uike was found lying in a pool of blood in a lane near power house, close to Durga Mandir. Habibganj police station in-charge said Mehtab Singh Uike lived near Durga Mandir Jhuggi along with his family. He worked as driver on a minibus. After work he often went to a shop of country-made liquor at Narayan Nagar. On January 11 he came home after work but his elder son Naveen was not at home. He left home to search his son. On the way he met Salim Khan, 35, resident of 12 No. Stop. Salim and Mehtab were old acquaintances. Salim demanded money to buy liquor. But Mehtab refused.This angered Salim, who picked up a stone that was lying nearby, and hit Mehtab on the head. The victim fell down immediately. The head injury was serious and the victim died on the spot. Police said Salim has been arrested in the past too for different cases including illegal weapons, bootlegging, rioting. He had been released from the jail only 15 days back. Police said when the cops received the information that the victim used to visit wine shop at Narayan Nagar, some cops in civil dress were posted there. Next morning when accused went to the wine shop to consume liquor he learnt that Mehtab had been murdered. This unnerved Salim and he began to flee. Police arrested him on suspicion. During interrogation Salim admitted that he had killed Mehtab. Investigations are on.

4-year-old girl dies after falling from 3rd floor

A four-year-old girl who had fallen from third floor at Meera Nagar under Habibganj police station area on Saturday, died during treatment on Sunday. Police said that the deceased Baby alias Zeenat Khan fell while playing in the evening on Friday and was rushed to a nearby hospital where she died while undergoing treatment on Saturday. The girl sustained head injuries which proved fatal for her and caused her death. The girl fell accidentally while playing but the family members and neighbours were not able to provide the details of the accident and would be investigation said police. After the preliminary investigation the body was sent for the post mortem and a case under section 174 of the IPC and has started further investigation.

Man dies after speedily driven Ola car hits him

A 31-year-old man died on Sunday morning after a rashly driven Ola car hit him under Ayodhya Nagar police station. Deceased Sarvesh Kumar, 31, lived at Sagar land Mark. He runs a garments shop at Ayodhya Bypass. On Sunday morning he was going to open the shop at about 10.30 am. Near Minal Gate No.4, a speedily driven Ola car hit him killing him on the spot. Police are trying to arrest the erring Ola driver.

Librarian sexually harassed by colleague

A woman librarian of Bhoj Open University has alkleged she was sexually harassed by her colleague. The incident took place in Chuna Bhatti area. The victim, a 52-year-old woman, works as assistant librarian with the Bhoj Open University. She told police that a university employee has been harassing her. The woman, resident of Shanti Niketan in Govindpura, alleged that Sanat Kumar Pandey, who is a clerk in the University, has been sexually harassing her. The accused has been booked. The police said that inquiry has been initiated in this case.