Narendra Mishra, 55, was murdered on December 15, 2013. Police arrested two persons, Manoj alias Maniya Pal, 50, and his aide Rameshwar alias Pappu, 35 on Wednesday, almost 50 days after the murder. The boy, grandson of Maniya's brother Ramchandra, narrated the murder incident to police that led to the arrest.
The boy is the grandson of the accused's brother
Mishra had allegedly killed a small boy in MIG area in 1988. Reportedly, he is accused in at least 26 criminal cases. Mishra was found dead in an agricultural field in Mukherjee Nagar locality of Banganga area on December 16, 2013.
According to superintendent of police (Indore East) OP Tripathi, the boy helped police by giving graphical detail of killing done by Maniya, whom he termed as 'Jail Wale Dada'. Maniya is accused in about 33 cases.
A reward of Rs 5,000 was announced by SP-East to police team led by Banganga police station in charge Yogesh Singh Tomar for cracking the crime.
The SP East said that Maniya and Narendra Mishra became friends while being lodged at Indore Central Jail in separate murder cases two years ago. The murder happened after the duo, with a group of friends got drunk and argued over the bad taste of red meat prepared. Maniya and Rameshwar attacked Narendra with sticks that led to his death, the SP added.
The boy was present at the spot and he narrated to the police team the entire incident.