- The body of a 21-year-old was found by a passerby in Dheerkheda Village in Utter Pradesh
- It had been dragged across 15 km by his neck by persons on a bike
- The police traced the path made by the blood to spot the place where the body was first dragged
- The body was dragged from near his house, till the Dheerkheda village and thrown into a ditch. The culprits are yet to be found.
A 21-year-old boy, Mukul, hailing Kumar, hailing from Mandi area of Hapur district, was tied by the neck and dragged across a distance of 15 km by persons riding a bike. The incident occurred on Tuesday, 24th September 2019. The culprits are as of yet unidentified and a case has been opened up to know more about the cause of murder.
Mukul, who lived with his parents, had left behind a trail of blood and had multiple injuries all over his body. His body had been mutilated and his left foot had been cut off, along with severe dis figuration of the right foot. The body had a bullet wound at the back of the head but no exit wound. The police are uncertain, as of yet, whether he was shot before being dragged, during, or after.
Where was the body found?
The body had been found by in a ditch near an under-construction underpass close to Dheerkanda village, by a passerby. A motorcycle was also found near the body, thus confirming the suspicion of the vehicle used for dragging the body. The motorcycle was borrowed by Mukul from its owner a day before on Monday.
What was the motive for murder?
According to the victim’s family members, Mukul was a shy and introverted individual with no tiffs with anyone. His uncle described him as quiet and never engaging in any kind of ruckus or fights. He says that the family themselves don’t have any enmity with anyone. Because of the statements, the police are currently unsure of the motive behind the murder.
To try and find some evidence, the investigating team is taking out a Call Detail Record (CDR). A postmortem report is being waited upon.