Posted: 25 March 2013 at 12:17am | IP Logged
Bhopal businessman held for son's murder
30-year-old found murdered in Berasia
BHOPAL: A 30-year-old man was found murdered with multiple stab wounds in Berasia area here on
Tuesday evening. The deceased identified as, Ajay Agrawal, a resident
of Lakherapura, was missing from his house for the past two days.
Ajay's family had lodged a missing persons report with the Kotwali
police station. However, his blood-stained body with a dozen stab wounds
was recovered few meters away from the road near Kararia jod. The
police have also recovered, water pouches, disposable glasses and empty bottle from the spot.
The deceased was identified when Kotwali police on learning that a body
has been recovered in Berasia area called his family members who later
identified the body at the spot.
Deceased's father, Ramesh Chandra Agrawal runs a shop in Marwadi road
area of old city. Ajay left the house on the evening of December 17 but
when he did not return till late, the family reported the matter to
The family had also mentioned in the missing persons report that Rs 2 lakh cash kept in an almirah of the house was also missing and believed that deceased must have taken it with him. But the cash was not recovered from the spot with body.
Ajay was married around two and half years back but his wife left him
and returned to his parents barely a month after the marriage. The
deceased mostly remained with his friends and would hardly go to his father's shop. The grieved family members told media persons that his friends were most important for him.
Normally, he would leave the house by early evening and return late in
the night. In the past as well, the deceased had once gone away from his
house with cash but later returned, the police added.
The superintendent of police Arvind Saxena told TOI that deceased used to lead a free life with his friends. The crime scene suggests that someone known to him took him to the spot and later murdered him with a sharp-edged weapon, he added.
The friends of the deceased are being questioned, the official added.