Delhi man held for murder bid

New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) A fugitive criminal wanted in an attempt to murder-cum-abduction case was on Thursday arrested from Delhi, the police said.

The accused Jai Bhagwan alias JB, 29, was arrested from Jharoda Kalan area in west Delhi by the Crime Branch.

“JB along with two associates had abducted a transporter from Vasant Kunj (North) area and demanded extortion money of Rs 10 lakh from him. They later dumped him near Dhansa border after strangulating him, assuming him to be dead,” said Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) (JCP) Ravindra Yadav.

“Fortunately, the victim survived and a case of abduction-cum-attempt to murder was registered at the Vasant Kunj (North) police station based on his complaint,” said JCP Yadav.