Noida: A constable on the run since Tuesday when a 26-year-old IT skilled was discovered hanging in a lodge room was arrested on Friday and charged with abetment to suicide.
Akash Singh, who’s in his mid-20s, was named by the girl in a video she had despatched to her former boyfriend the night time earlier than she was discovered useless. Police stated Akash has been suspended. The video, a senior police officer stated, was discovered to have been recorded at Akash’s flat in Noida on Sunday (July 31) night time.
The lady’s ex-boyfriend, recognized as Arjun, has additionally been arrested. It wasn’t clear what the proof in opposition to him was.
“Akash was arrested from close to Sector 59 police station on Friday night. He had fled to Meerut initially and returned to Noida. He was hiding at a relative’s place. He stored altering his location repeatedly,” further DCP (central Noida) Ankita Sharma stated. Akash is initially a Meerut resident whereas Arjun lives in Ghaziabad.
Akash joined the police in 2019. In Noida, he was posted at Sector 49 police station as a pc operator. An FIR was filed underneath sections of rape and homicide after the IT government’s father alleged she had been sexually assaulted and her demise was made to appear like suicide. He cited the video she had despatched through which she talks of being entrapped by Akash whereas interesting to Arjun for assist.
The IT government had checked right into a lodge in Sector 70 round 9pm on Monday (August 1) and was discovered useless the subsequent afternoon when she didn’t reply on the checkout time. Police have scanned CCTV footage and confirmed she had no guests. The post-mortem report has dominated out sexual assault.
A senior police officer stated the arrests had been made primarily based on video proof. “The video was discovered to have been recorded by her at Akash’s flat on the intervening night time of Sunday and Monday. It is sort of a dying declaration,” a senior police officer stated. “She despatched the video to Arjun on Monday morning, which was ignored by him. Each have been charged underneath Part 306 (abetment to suicide),” the officer added.
Police had earlier stated Akash and the girl had met at Gardens Galleria Mall on Sunday night at a café. Former colleagues, Arjun and the girl would frequent the café, which Akash too visited commonly and that’s how they met, in response to investigators.