Double murder case: Sketch of ‘absconding’ servant released
- Dec 08, 2012, 03:08 AM IST
Indore: In a major breakthrough, police have availed the CCTV footage of the absconding servant and his accomplice when they were riding a bicycle in Vijay Nagar area in the morning prior to the murder of elderly Thakkar couple.
A joint team of SP East and crime branch was investigating the brutal murder of elderly Kirit Thakkar and wife Varsha at their house 120, A, Scheme No 114 (Part 2).
Though police had released sketches of the absconding servant and his accomplices, no lead was found as there were no clear images or pictures of them.
However, during scanning footage of a PTZ (Pin-Tilt-Zoom) camera installed at a strategic location near Vijay Nagar Square, police noticed two suspects riding a bicycle who were passing through AB Road opposite Mangal City Shopping Mall.
Additional SP Crime, Jitendra Singh told DNA- PTZ camera installed at Vijay Nagar Square has provided a clear picture of absconding servants riding a bicycle when they were probably on way to the office of businessman Surendra Sanghvi around 9.5 pm probably same day when the elderly couple was murdered.
A watchman at the office of Sanghvi also identified both the suspects riding on bicycle through video footage and confirmed that they had come to ask for job before incident, he added.
SP OP Tripathi claimed that police on Friday night released clear pictures of absconding servants which will be immensely helpful to identify them. The elderly couple was done to death in the house on December 4 in broad daylight.