Property dealer found dead in Ghaziabad

April 20th, 2008 - 7:27 pm ICT by admin  

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), April 20 (IANS) A property dealer’s body was found abandoned near a bus stand with bullet injuries on his chest, family sources said here Sunday. According to family members, Ravendra Verma, a leading property dealer of Indirapuram area in Ghaziabad, a suburb of national capital, returned home late Saturday night from a wedding function. Verma was about to retire for the day, when he received a call on his mobile asking him to come to the bus stand.

Verma left and when he did not return for a long time, his wife started calling his mobile. After repeated attempts, a person picked the call and said that Verma was lying unconscious near the bus stop.

Family members rushed to the spot and found him lying in a pool of blood. His revolver was also found near his body. They took Verma to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The doctors said the deceased had sustained two gunshot injuries on his chest.

Sihani Gate police station-in-charge Mohan Lal said that it seemed to be a case of suicide. But the family said the police were trying to pass off the murder as a case of suicide.

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