Cops now probing whether anyone directed Lalji to kill Mohan
AHMEDABAD: Naroda police is now probing that Lalji ode who killed Mohan Thakore for marring an Ode woman, was directed by anyone to commit the crime
A man, Mohan Thakore was killed by another man, Lalji Ode for marrying a woman from his caste. Police say Lalji did not like Tara Ode marrying Thakore who was from a different caste.
Inspector of Naroda Police station RB Rana said Tara’s first husband had died about eight years ago.
“However working a daily wager, Tara came into contact with Mohan about a year after her husband’s death and married her with the consent of her and Mohan’s family” added Rana.
Naroda police officials said Lalji Ode who lives in the neighborhood, did not like Tara marrying Thakore who was from a different caste.
“He often used to quarrel with Mohan and Tara and showed his dislike on Tara marrying Thakore” added Rana.
Naroda police officials said on Tuesday at 9 pm Lalji came to Mohan’s house and started beating and abusing both Tara and Mohan.
“Enraged Lalji then took out a sharp edged weapon and stabbed Mohan in the stomach. Mohan was rushed to civil hospital where he succumbed to the injuries on Wednesday morning” said Rana.
Police sources said on the complaint of Tara, they traced Mohan in the same area and arrested him.
“During interrogation it came to light that Lalji had thrown away the knife with which he had killed Mohan. We are searching for the weapon” added inspector Rana of Naroda police station.