Deepak Bharadwaj murder: Breakthrough in case?

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Deepak Bharadwaj
New Delhi, April 4: In a major development, the Delhi police may have made a breakthrough in the murder of BSP leader, Deepak Bharadwaj. The police are said to have 'recovered weapons used in the murder' of the leader on March 26.

It was prime accused Purushottam Rana who gave vital leads to the police. The investigators have revealed that the weapons were recovered from a canal.

Further the police has also deciphered the reason behind the murder. A land dispute with regard to a 30 acre piece of land in Bahadurgarh area, Haryana is likely to be the reason.

The murder of of Bharadwaj took a new twist with spiritual guru Swami Patimanand being nailed as one of the suspects on Wednesday (April 3). The controversial guru has gone missing after it has come to light that he may have been involved. A special Delhi police team has been raiding places searching for the guru. On Tuesday (April 2) it was revealed that a sum of Rs 1 crore was paid to contract killers to eliminate the leader.

CCTV footage had clearly showed the killers coming out of Bhardwaj's farmhouse after killing him and flaunting guns to scare away onlookers. Bhardwaj, the richest candidate in the 2009 Lok Sabha polls with declared assets of over Rs 600 crore, was fired upon from point blank range by three men who fled after the incident. A post-mortem examination report revealed Bharadwaj had been shot thrice, once in his head and twice in his chest.

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