Three arrested for lawyers’ murder in Hisar

Chandigarh, Jan 25 (IANS) The Haryana Police on Wednesday said that it has arrested three people involved in the murder of Hisar-based senior advocate Subhash Gupta.

The lawyer was waylaid on the Hisar-Delhi road on Tuesday evening by 4-5 people who stabbed him repeatedly while he was going in his Toyota Innova vehicle.

Gupta was rushed to a nearby hospital by his driver but doctors declared him dead.

Police officials said the main accused in the lawyers’ murder was Pawan Kumar, who owns a gas agency, and was related to the victim. Kumar, according to the police, had some dispute with Gupta.

Those arrested include Pawan Bansal, Sunil and Naresh, all from Hisar district and working at Kumar’s gas agency, a police spokesman said.

The murder of the lawyer took place close to the residence of the district police chief.

The police are conducting raids to arrest four more accused involved in the case.