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Two held for killing e-rickshaw driver in Delhi

NEW DELHI: Two men had been arrested for allegedly robbing and killing a 16-year-old e-rickshaw driver, police said on Saturday. The accused were identified as Aftab (19) and Prakash (18), they added.

On Wednesday afternoon, police were alerted a couple of body found at Uttam Nagar house. There were critical damage marks at the head of the deceased and blood stained stones close to the body, police said. The deceased was once identified as Chand Mohammad (16).

Deputy commissioner of police (Dwarka) Anto Alphonse said. "Around 50 ragpickers, scrap dealers and vagabonds were interrogated and CCTV footage was collected, wherein the accused were seen boarding Mohammad's e-rickshaw," police said.

During investigation, Aftab and Prakash were apprehended and they confessed to the crime.

"The accused were addicted to drugs but did not have money. They planned to rob Mohammad. They asked him to come with them under a bridge to take fare," Alphonse said.

The accused particular person tried to rob Mohammad, then again he raised an alarm, following which he was once bludgeoned to dying, police said.

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