New Delhi, Oct 1 (PTI) The decomposed body of a 21-year-old man was found in a sewage tank of an MCD school in east Delhi's Kalyanpuri, police said on Thursday.
The deceased has been identified as Aslam, alias Matru, a resident of a slum cluster in Khichripur, they said.
Police said a 19-year-old associate of Aslam, Noor, has been arrested in connection with the said. Noor is a resident of Khichripur as well, they said.
According to the police, the duo had gone to the school to steal street lights but a quarrel broke out over distribution of the stolen articles, following which Noor allegedly pushed Aslam off the roof and the fall killed him.
Along with Noor, a 39-year-old security guard of the school identified as Rajkumar Bharti was also arrested for allegedly disposing the body in the sewage tank using a plastic sheet and cleaning the spot, the police added.
A case of murder was registered at Kalyanpuri police station on Wednesday after the decomposed body was found, a senior police officer said. The school had contacted the police as a foul smell was emanating from the tank, he added.
Seven stolen street lights and materials used in commission of theft and disposing the body have been recovered, the police said. PTI AMP IJT