Murder committed on Jan. 28
New Delhi, Feb. 2 (Delhi Crown): Delhi Police has confirmed the arrest of a businessman and two others for planning and executing the alleged murder of a salesman a few days ago.
It was revealed that the former had eliminated the latter over a threat to expose their homosexual relationship.
Police said the businessman hired two men, including his nephew, to strangle the unidentified 22-year-old salesman, pack his body in a suitcase and dump it near the Sarojini Nagar Metro Station a few days ago.
The businessman is in his late 30s and a father of two teenagers.
Southwest District Police said the salesman was an employee of the businessman, and had allegedly recorded many videos of their homosexual acts and was using them to extort money and other favours from the latter.
DCP (Southwest District) Gaurav Sharma said the victim was last seen alive with his employer and technical surveillance revealed the location of his mobile to be near the Sarojini Nagar Metro Station.
Sharma said interrogation of the employer revealed conflicting answers and to an eventual breakdown through which he revealed that he had hired his nephew from Khurja and a friend to commit the crime on January 28.