In a devastating incident an NRI couple have hired engaged killers to finish of their adopted son.
An Nri couple has been charged for allegedly being part of the murder of their adopted son so the couple could pocket the insurance amount of 1.2crore rupees, which they had taken as a cover for the latter’s life, police said.
Police lodged an FIR against the couple, Kanwaljitsinh Raijada and his wife Arti Loknath for allegedly being part of the conspiracy to murder 13-year-old Gopal, said Keshod police inspector Ashok Tilva.
Arti and Kanwaljitsinh conspired with Nitish Mund to adopt Gopal and get him insured and then murder him, so they could cover the insurance money. Nitish also lived in London before shifting back to India after his visa got expired. He planned along with the couple to kill Gopal since 2015, Mr. Tilva said.
After police officers arrested Nitish on Monday in connection with the murder, the involvement of the couple was revealed.
The boy was stabbed by unknown accused riding tow motorbikes on the night of 8th February in Keshod, Junagadh district, the body stopped breathing on Monday at a Rajkot hospital on Monday.
Gopal was returning back to his home town Maliya from Rajkot, he was accompanied with Nitish, Haruskh Patel and Mahadev, Mr. Tilva said.
Gopal was living with Nitish who planned the crime by hiring two local goons for 500,000 rupees each, Mr. Tilva said.