Four years later, a wanted suspect for the murder of a Nigerian man has been arrested in India

Four years later, a wanted suspect for the murder of a Nigerian man has been arrested in India

By Zuleihat Owuiye, Mamos Nigeria

Indian police have arrested one of the suspects involved in the murder of a 35-year-old Nigerian man in Mumbai’s Nalasopara four years ago.mAccording to Times of India, 28-year-old Kancha was found residing in the same city under false identity, a crime branch official confirmed on Tuesday, October 17, 2023. .

With the arrest of Kancha and Ashfaq Mohammad Sheikh, also known as Roshan Bechain Mandal, the number of people detained in connection with this crime has increased to two, while the remaining two remain at large. be.

The tragic incident involved the discovery of the body of Joseph, also known as Chindiniju Amechi Wilson, on October 16, 2019, on a road in Pragati Nagar area of ​​Nalasopara. Locals expressed outrage over the damage to parked vehicles and called for demands. arrest of the perpetrator.

During the investigation, police identified four men suspected of being involved in the crime and arrested Nasir Khan. Later, a chargesheet was filed in court against him, confirmed Vasai Crime Branch (Unit II) officials.

Police received information that Kancha alias Roshan Mandal had migrated to Bangalore six months after committing the crime and assumed a new identity. It was learned that he lived in Nalasopara under the name Ashfaq Sheikh and his physical features had changed.
Police have determined that the murder is related to drug trafficking.

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