NEW DELHI: A 56-year-old security guard allegedly killed another guard and set the body on fire after quarrelling with him while they were drinking in south Delhi‘s CR Park area, police said on Saturday. The incident took place on Friday, they.
Police said a local called them around 1.25 pm on Friday, after seeing smoke billowing from the basement of the building where the accused guard lived.
When a police team reached the spot, the guard, Imrat Singh, a resident of Madhya Pradesh, said he lit the fire to repel mosquitoes. However, a body was found after the fire was doused, a senior police officer said.
“Imrat told police that he killed one Sarnam Singh (56), a resident of Uttar Pradesh around 11 am on Friday after consuming liquor. He also admitted to burning the body of the victim. The victim was also a security guard in G.K-2 area,” deputy commissioner of police (South) Atul Kumar Thakur said.
A case of murder was registered at CR Park
Police Station and the accused arrested, police said.