Ghaziabad man killed: Six people arrested on Friday in connection with killing of two Ghaziabad men who have been missing since December 31, said Ghaziabad Police. Their bodies were found after four days of their missing. It has been said that both men were slain because they wanted the factory closed since it was generating pollution in the neighbourhood. (Ghaziabad man killed)
According to the sources, Police on Friday arrested six people, including the owner of owner of an illegal chemical factory in connection with the murder of the two cousins whose bodies were found in two farms 800m apart in the Tila Mor area on Wednesday.
Those arrested have been identified as Janak Singh, the owner of the illegal chemical factory and a resident of Delhi, and his four workers – Pintu Lal, Virendra Pal, Sukhveer Singh and Anuj Singh, all originally from Bareilly and the factory land owner, Sanjeev Kasana, a resident of Loni. Kasana’s brother Vinod, another accused, is on the run.
“The local people were not happy with the illegal chemical factory as it creates pollution by toxic smoke it emanated. On December 29, the deceased had gone with some other locals to protest against the factory owner and a heated arguments exchanged between the two sides, which was resolved with the intervention of the of the village elders,” a senior police official said.
According to the police, their bodies were spotted by some passersby in a crop field with their faces burnt with acid ostensibly to hide their identity, police had said.
These two men in Ghaziabad who had been missing since December 31 were discovered dead on Wednesday evening with acid scars on their faces, according to police.
The families of Gaurav and Durgesh, both 25, have accused the personnel and owners of a nearby chemical industry of murdering their loved ones.
They claim both men were slain because they wanted the factory closed since it was generating pollution in the neighbourhood.
“They could not be identified them as their faces were disfigured with acid,” a family member said.
A case has been registered and investigation registered, officials said.