Rajouri: A man was arrested for killing his roommate in Rajouri following an argument over a television show, police said Friday.
Addressing a presser, Senior Superintendent of Police Rajouri, Mohammad Aslam, said that some argument during a TV show led to the murder on New Year’s eve.
On January 2, 2022, the body of the man identified as Pawan Kumar son T Ram of Udhampur was found at Rajouri under mysterious conditions.
“Subsequent to the recovery of the body under mysterious circumstances, inquest proceedings were started by police,” the SSP, flanked by other police officers, told reporters, according to Global News Service.
“During the proceedings, it was found three other persons were putting along with Pawan in a rented room. They included Ashok Kumar of Gurdaspur, besides Narayan Dass and Vishnu Dass, brothers, also from Gurdaspur,” he said.
“It came to fore that on New Year eve, they had consumed alcohol and thereafter there was some quarrel between deceased Pawan Kumar and Ashok Kumar during a TV show,” he added.
He said both attacked each other and got injured. However, the SSP said, “Pawan Kumar suffered grievous injury and succumbed to wounds.”
“Ashok Kumar had fled and police arrested him from Gurdaspur,” he said, adding, “He had admitted to have committed the crime”.