‘Accused went to Sirohi, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer during the run’
Udaipur : In a major breakthrough, Banswara police arrested the four wanted men in connection with the sensational broad daylight triple murders inside hospital premises, last week. Pannalal Sargada son of Heera (44), his son Nayan (19), and nephews Ajay (22) and Naresh (24) both sons of DungarSingh were arrested from their hide-out place near Sanwariya temple on the Nimbaheda-Chittorgarh highway on Wednesday night, police said. All the residents of Abdullapeer, Kewalpura area of Banswara city and had enmity with their neighbour Shabbir and his family over a property and passage row since 1998. The four accused had savagely killed Shabbir and his two sons Shareef and Saeed on September 1 when the victims were waiting outside the OPD at the government Mahatma Gandhi hospital. “The accused will be produced before the court on Friday, we will seek police remand as the murder weapons and other evidences have to be discovered yet” Banswara SP KaluRam Rawat told Udaipur Kiran. The case has been registered under sections 147, 148, 149, 307 and 302 of the IPC.
” The killers had fled immediately after the murder and had gone to Udaipur, Sirohi, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer during past five days. Pannalal is a taxi driver and hence he took a taxi car from his fleet and they moved to various places in five days. They came back to Udaipur on Wednesday night however, when they came to know that police had found their location, they took the Chittorgarh route and planned to go either to Kota or Jaipur. They were waiting for the night to fall when our team nabbed them from their hiding place near Sanwariya temple” Rawat informed. The officer said that the cyber team did a commendable effort in tracking the accused with technical and confidential details. The Banswara police teams had gone to Mandsaur, Ratlam and Neemuch too in search of the men and were in contact with their peers at Jodhpur, Sirohi and other districts. ” From the CCTV footage, we were able to trace three men who were seen attacking the victims. We detained Pannalal’s brother DungarSingh who revealed some information. DungarSingh wasnt involved in the murder so he would be set free after interrogation” the officer said. The men had used sharp weapons and iron rods for the murder which is yet to be seized.
Communal tension had prevailed in the city for two days after the brutal murders and due to some violent incidents, the administration had to impose the prohibitory orders under section 144 of the CrPC. The community had staged massive protest and extra companies from the entire Udaipur range had been deployed to ensure peace in the city.