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Nepali man found dead in Jammu; accused held

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Jammu: A 60-year-old Nepali man was found dead Sunday in the Akhnoor area here, police said.

Police claimed to have solved the “blind murder” case by arresting the accused.

Lal Bahadur, a resident of Garam Bashi village of Lamjum (Nepal), was found dead by his employer at his poultry form at Bharda Kalan this morning, Superintendent of Police, rural Jammu, Dushyant Sharma said.

Acting on the information, the officer said a murder case was registered and am investigation was underway.

A local suspect, Shiv Kumar, was picked up and during questioning he  confessed to have committed the killing, Sharma said, adding that the weapon of offence, a wooden log, was recovered at the disclosure of the accused.

Quoting preliminary investigation, he said Kumar had an argument with the deceased over some issue and in a fit of rage hit his head with the wooden log, causing his death.

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