Two arrested for killing DJB employee

New Delhi: Two men have been arrested for allegedly robbing and killing a Delhi Jal Board (DJB) employee at the office of his son in Rohini, the police said today.

Babu Ram Yadav (48), who worked as a section officer at the DJB office in west Delhi’s Paschim Vihar, was killed on August 2.

Police yesterday arrested Amit Rathi (24), who is an employee of Yadav’s son. He led policemen to his accomplice Rahul Bhatia (24).

The police said they scanned CCTV footages, in which the accused were seen entering Yadav’s son’s office while he was present there.

They could be seen fleeing with two bags containing cash in a Maruti Breeza car, the police said.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Rohini) Rishi Pal said Rathi was aware that Yadav would carry a huge amount of cash while coming to his son’s office in the morning. He then hatched a plan to rob him with two of his friends — Bhatia and Jagdeep.

Jagdeep and Bhatia conducted a recce for over a week, he added.

The police have recovered a bag containing bank documents that were robbed.

Jagdeep is on the run and a search has been launched to nab him, the officer said.