Delhi police apprehend two accused for 2010 murder of school boy


The Crime Branch of the Delhi Police has arrested two accused in the kidnapping and murder of a boy at South Delhi’s Kalkaji in 2010, informed officers on Wednesday.
The accused were identified as Gurnam Singh and Bharat Lal, police said. Further, according to officials in the Crime Branch, Gurnam Singh had changed his physical appearance after the incident and had been evading arrest in the murder case of the school boy.
“During the investigation, the three accused were identified as blue line bus drivers.It was learned that they beat the boy to death. With none of them turning up for questioning in the case, all three were declared absconders by the court. They had been evading arrest and a cash reward of Rs 50,000 each was declared for information leading to their capture and arrest,” an officer from the Crime Branch said.
According to the police, he had been residing there after changing his last name and address in his identification papers. He left Delhi to evade his arrest, changing his name from Bharat Lal to Bharat Raut, as well as his Delhi address, in all his identification papers.
“He is a driver by profession and at the time of the incident in 2010, he was driving the blueline bus. He was among the three accused wanted in the case. He was interrogated at length,” said the Crime Branch official.
The official said the Crime Branch team laid a trap in Pune and apprehended Gurnam Singh.