A 33-year-old cab driver and his two mates have been arrested on Tuesday for allegedly beating to demise a Kenyan nationwide close to Indira Gandhi Worldwide Airport following an altercation over a fare of Rs 600, the police stated.
After killing Jama Stated Farah (51), a citizen of Kenya, cab driver Virender Singh and his mates — Gopal (34) and Dilbagh (35) — threw his physique close to a resort, they stated.
The incident passed off on Monday, the identical day, Farah had booked a ticket from Delhi to Somalia, the police stated, including that he couldn’t fly as a result of he was denied immigration clearance at IGI airport.
The accused advised the police that the speed for the taxi from the airport terminal to his resort in Mahipalpur was fastened for Rs 600 however when Farah reached close to his vacation spot, he solely paid Rs 100 following which they obtained into an altercation with him, police stated.
His physique was discovered mendacity on a footpath close to the resort and his cell phone was additionally recovered from the spot, they stated, including that his baggage was lacking.
On contacting the final dialled quantity from his cell, police obtained in contact with Manoj Sahu, a journey agent, who advised police that the sufferer had booked a ticket via him for Somalia.
Later, the journey agent knowledgeable the sufferer’s daughter concerning the incident.
The journey agent additionally despatched a replica of the sufferer’s passport, the police stated.
The sufferer’s daughter knowledgeable the police that her father was a coronary heart affected person and had come to India two weeks in the past for his therapy.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, his therapy was postponed by the hospital.
Therefore, he was going again to his nation by way of Somalia on Monday however was denied immigration clearance on the Delhi airport, as he didn’t have a visa for Somalia, a senior police officer stated.
His daughter stated after being denied immigration clearance, her father took a taxi from the airport terminal for a resort in Mahipalpur, he stated.
A case of homicide beneath part 302 of the Indian Penal Code was registered and throughout the course of investigation, the taxi driver was recognized with the assistance of the car quantity supplied by the sufferer’s daughter, Deputy Commissioner of Police (IGI Airport) Rajeev Ranjan stated.
The car was registered within the identify of Virender Singh, a resident of Rangpuri village, he stated.
A raid was performed and Singh was arrested from his home. On his occasion, two different accused have been additionally arrested from their residence in Rangpuri.
When interrogated, the accused confessed to their crime and advised the police that in addition they took the sufferer’s baggage and different precious objects with them.
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