Two arrested for killing elderly man by hammer in Delhi


Two persons were arrested for allegedly killing a 75-year-old man in south Delhi’s Freedom Fighter Enclave in the Neb Sarai area of the national capital, Delhi Police said on Wednesday.
The accused persons were identified as Ravi Kumar and Dharmender, who were booked under different Sections of the IPC. Describing the incident, the police said that upon reaching the spot of crime, the floor was drenched in a pool of blood while the 75-year-old, identified as Satish Kumar Bhardwaj, had a head injury. The police registered the case and constituted a team to nab the culprits. During the investigation, the CCTV footage was analyzed to ascertain the entry and exit of the accused persons. It was revealed that some persons were engaged in whitewashing the house only one week ago.
“As a result, photos of both individuals were collected and developed from one of the CCTV footage, and accordingly, local sources were deployed and human intelligence was gathered,” police said. The suspects were zeroed in on through surveillance and technical analysis, and a raid was conducted in which both accused were arrested. “Upon their instance, 1 silver kada (deceased), 1 small silver khadau, coins, and 2 hammers/cutters (weapons of offense) were recovered.”