Young man held for Delhi tutor’s murder

New Delhi: A 21-year-old man was arrested on Friday on charge of killing a tutor here this week merely because the accused was not comfortable with his girlfriend talking to the victim, police said.

“Accused Aakash — pursuing B.Tech and with no criminal record — was arrested from his residence in north Delhi’s Jahangirpuri. During questioning, he confessed to his crime,” Deputy Commissioner of Police Aslam Khan said.

The family of victim Ankit, 31, had claimed that his girlfriend’s brother may have killed him.

“A team of 10 policemen collected details of all present and previous students at the coaching centre, where Ankit was killed on Monday, and interrogated them,” the officer said.

Even the relatives and friends of the deceased were questioned.

“Aakash is vey possessive of his girlfriend. In March, he had purchased a countrymade pistol from Baghpat and was planning the murder ever since.”