In a crime that is said to have been inspired by a Bollywood flick, police in Indore have nabbed a BJP leader and his three sons.
The crime is the killing of a 22-year-old woman two years ago.
Police has gone on to claim that the accused watched the popular Bollywood movie and used its plot to mislead the probe into the murder of the young woman.
Indore police said that BJP leader Jagdish Karotiya alias Kallu Pahlwan (65), his three sons Ajay (36), Vijay (38), Vinay (31) and their associate Neelesh Kashyap (28) were arrested in connection with the murder of Twinkle Dagre (22), a resident of Banganga area.
It was said that Dagre was allegedly having a relationship with Jagdish Karotiya and may have begun insisting on formalizing the relationship that caused the trouble with the former’s family.
The police official said, “Due to family discord, Karotiya and his sons plotted to kill Twinkle Dagre. They strangulated her on October 16, 2016 and later burnt her body.”
The DIG said police recovered a bracelet and other ornaments from the place where the woman’s body was burnt, following which the five were arrested.
Meanwhile, the deceased”s family has alleged that Karotiya was given police patronage at the behest of a former BJP MLA.