Published On : Sat, Aug 3rd, 2013

“Dhabha” owner murdered grisly with his head crushed by cement blocks by goons in Nagpur

The victim Arjun SinghAttar Singh Bagal (45), resident of Kamal Chowk, was returnin home on his Eterno (MH-31/CD 643) after closing his “Dhabha” located on Bhandara Road. When Arjun Singh reached at Bhangaram Mahakali Mandir near Lakafganj Police Station, some unidentified person (s) accosted him and without any warning assaulted Arjun and hit with cement blocks on head causing a serious injuries. Arjun died on the spot. Since it was raining, the murderer (S) managed to escape from the spot easily.

Nagpur News: A “Dhabha” owner was brutally murdered by crushing of his head with cement blocks by the unidentified person (s) just near the Lakadganj Police Station on late Friday night.

According to police, the victim Arjun SinghAttar Singh Bagal (45), resident of Kamal Chowk, was returnin home on his Eterno (MH-31/CD 643) after closing his “Dhabha” located on Bhandara Road. When Arjun Singh reached at Bhangaram Mahakali Mandir near Lakafganj Police Station, some unidentified person (s) accosted him and without any warning assaulted Arjun and hit with cement blocks on head causing a serious injuries. Arjun died on the spot. Since it was raining, the murderer (S) managed to escape from the spot easily.

The Lakadganj police reached the spot as soon as they received the information of the incident. Police, after completing the paper works, sent Arjun’s body to Mayo Hospital for post-mortem. The resident of Plot No 271, Guru Nanak Building, Kamal Chowk, Arjun Singh had an altercation with some persons as they were resorting to ruckus on some issue. Police are linking the incident as fallout of the murder. Police have detained some suspects for questioning in this connection.

However, police are groping in dark about real perpetrators of the gruesome murder as even the sniffer dogs could not provide any clues to police. The murderers tried to mutilate Arjun Singh’s face in order to wipe out evidence. Arjun Singh was returning with Rs 35,000 in pocket. Police have recovered the amount from his pocket hinting that Arjun Singh was murdered for robbing intentions. His watch was also intact but mobile phone was missing. Police are investigating the murder from all angles including the dispute that occurred at his “Dhabha” with some persons. Lakadganj police have registered an offence by action on a complaint lodged by Arjun Singh’s cousin brother Harpal Singh Bagal.

DHABHA WAS RUNNING SINCE 20 YEARS: According to police sources, Arjun Singh was the only child to his parents. He was running the “Dhabha” Sher-E-Punjab on Bhandara Road since past 20 years. Before starting the Sher-E-Punjab Dhabha, Arjun was running a small “Dhabha” on footpath. Later, he took a room on rent and from there he was making the business. Arjun has left behind wife, two sons and three daughters. His parents had died a few years ago. His elder sister stays in Punjab and the younger on with him.

COUSIN BROTHER WENT ON TO SEARCH ARJUN: When Arjun Singh did not return home even after 2 in the dead of the night, his wife asked her cousin brother-in-law Harpal to get Arjun’s whereabouts known. When Harpal was proceedings towards Arjun’s Dhabha, Harpal spotted police vehicles and a crowd at the spot where Arjun Singh was murdered. He stopped at the spot. Harpal was shocked to find Arjun lying in a pool of blood. He then informed the relatives who, too, reached the spot.