The accused Nikhil Angel alias Cheeku, who is absconding in Bhilai’s Ranjit Singh murder case, has also been arrested by the police. He surrendered before the police. After this, all the 8 accused in this case have been caught. The police had also arrested Lokesh Pandey, expelled from BJYM and the mastermind of the incident, from Visakhapatnam a day earlier. Ranjit (22) was murdered on June 18 at Sai Nagar in the cantonment area.
CSP KD Patel said that accused Nikhil, a resident of Shastri Nagar, ran towards Nandgaon after the incident. Then Rajim went away after turning off the mobile. He was hiding there. He called his wife on Thursday and was on his way to Kolkata. On coming to know, the police questioned the family members and contacted Nikhil and asked him to surrender. After this Nikhil returned to Bhilai with his wife. The police took him into custody from his house.
The incident of murder was executed with planning
Cantonment CSP said that Ganeshwar alias Aman Bharti alias Timpu was threatened with death by Ranjit Singh and his associates. On this, Aman Bharti told this to the then District General Secretary of BJYM, Lokesh Pandey. A conspiracy to murder was hatched in Lokesh Pandey’s shop itself. Then Sona alias Josh Abraham, Aman alias Timpu, Biselal Bharti alias Chhotu, Bhupendra Sahu, Pintu Singh, Nikhil Angel alias Cheeku and Nikhil Sahu arrived in Lokesh’s car on the night of June 19, searching for Ranjit Singh near Sai Nagar Hanuman Mandir.
Ranjit was sitting there with his companions Shubhdeep Singh and Peter. Seeing Ranjit, everyone took out the base bat and knife kept in the car and attacked him. Seeing the assault, Shubhdeep and Peter, Ranjeet’s companions, fled from there. After this the accused caught Ranjit. Dragging him from near the swing to the pole of the street light and killed him by hitting him with a base bat and a knife. After he died, they dumped his body in a sack near Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital Supela and escaped.
Police had taken out procession of these accused
Police arrested the accused Sona alias Josh Abraham, resident of Literacy Chowk Camp 1, Ganeshwar alias Aman Bharti alias Timpu, resident of Literacy Chowk, Biselal Bharti alias Chhotu, resident of Literacy Chowk, Indira Nagar Supela Niasi Pintu alias Pritam Singh, resident of Literacy Chowk Bhupendra Sahu and Shastri Nagar Camp. 1 resident took out a procession of Nikhil Sahu. During this, people had also put soot in his mouth.
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