A person was arrested in Nashik metropolis of Maharashtra on Wednesday for allegedly killing a nine-year-old boy, a neighbour’s son, who had seen him committing a theft.
The police arrested the accused — Vishal Gejge and his pal Swapnil Vasant Sonawane — inside 24 hours of the incident, stated an official.
As per the complainant Lalababu Seetaram Yadav, resident of Samangaon Road space, his son Ramji (9) went lacking on Tuesday.
He learnt that his neighbour Vishal Gejge had taken Ramji with him whereas driving to Gejge’s mom’s home in a van to ship greens.
When Gejge returned residence early subsequent morning, Yadav requested him about Ramji. Gejge instructed him that he had dropped the boy close to his home hours earlier.
However, when the police interrogated Gejge and his pal Sonawane, Gejge confessed that he had killed Ramji, the official stated.
He instructed police that he and Sonawane supplied elevate to a person close to Sinnar Phata in his van, and robbed him of Rs 4,000 in money a ways away earlier than leaving him on the street.
Ramji witnessed what occurred and stated he would inform his father about it. Gejge then dropped Sonawane at Sinnar Phata and took Ramji to an unidentified place by way of Naygaon Road and Strangled him, he instructed the police.
Nashik Road police arrested Gejge for homicide and theft, and Sonawane for theft.
Further probe is on.