Three safety guards murdered in Sagar in 72 hours; evoke reminiscences of Raman Raghav- The New Indian Specific

By PTI

SAGAR/BHOPAL: Three safety guards have been murdered in separate incidents in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar metropolis within the final 72 hours with police suspecting that the identical particular person may need killed no less than two of them.

Whereas the killings brought on panic and in addition led to hypothesis in regards to the involvement of a serial killer, police officers on Thursday stated it might be too early to leap to any conclusion.

Police additionally issued a sketch of a suspected killer.

A reward of Rs 30,000 — Rs 10,000 for every case — might be given for any data resulting in the arrest of the offender or culprits, stated Sagar district superintendent of police (SP) Tarun Nayak.

Police additionally issued an advisory to the establishments and different institutions deploying safety guards that these guards ought to stay awake throughout evening obligation hours.

In the event that they discover any suspicious particular person roaming round, they need to instantly inform the police management room whose cellular numbers have been additionally publicized.

Safety guard Kalyan Lodhi, who was in his 50s and deployed at a manufacturing facility, was killed on the intervening evening of August 28-29 beneath the Cantt police station limits.

His head was discovered smashed with a hammer, Further Superintendent of Police Vikram Singh Kushwaha stated.

Shambhu Narayan Dube (60), who was on guard obligation at an arts and commerce faculty, was killed on the intervening evening of August 29-30 beneath Civil Traces police station limits.

His head was discovered smashed with a stone, the official stated.

Within the third incident, watchman Mangal Ahirwar, who guarded a home in Moti Nagar space, was killed on the intervening evening of August 30-31 after being hit with a stick, stated Kushwaha.

Whereas it appeared that Lodhi and Dube have been killed by the identical particular person, the variety of culprits could possibly be extra, he added.

SP Tarun Nayak stated the killings in Cantt and Civil Traces police station areas have been related in nature and appeared to have been executed by the identical particular person.

Based mostly on CCTV footage and scientific proof collected to date, the police have been working to nab the killer on the earliest, he stated.

It was too early to say if the offender was a “serial killer” or somebody affected by a psychological dysfunction, he added.

Police have gotten some particular leads in regards to the offender and particular groups have been constituted to nab him, the official additional stated.

Madhya Pradesh dwelling minister Narottam Mishra advised reporters in Bhopal that “total police power has been placed on excessive alert.”

“Watchmen on evening obligation are additionally alerted. We’re additionally making the general public conscious of the problem. CCTV footage from the whole Sagar metropolis was being collected. At one or two locations within the CCTV footage, an individual was seen working away from the spot,” he stated.

It seems that the identical particular person was behind these incidents, however until the offender was arrested, it was not doable to say something definitive as it might trigger confusion, the minister added.

In 2018, police had arrested ‘serial killer’ Aadesh Khamra from Mandideep in MP’s Raisen district for allegedly killing 34 truck drivers and cleaners in a decade.

He’s at present lodged in a jail in state capital Bhopal and the trial is underway, Assistant Commissioner of Police Bittu Sharma stated.

Forensic psychologist Deepti Puranik from Mumbai advised PTI that the three killings in Sagar “appear to be the work of a ‘mission-oriented serial killer’ who is outwardly on a mission to eliminate a selected set of individuals, on this case watchmen.”

Whereas there may be suspicion of the involvement of a serial killer, the MP police have stated it might be too early to leap to any conclusion and they’re working to nab the offender.

Puranik stated the motive on this specific case appears to be hate and the killer should have been very exact within the assaults.

The killer might have been a sufferer of childhood abuse, as is most typical in serial killing instances, the skilled stated.

“The killer could have strongly felt that loss of life is the one punishment for his victims and so they don’t have any proper to dwell,” she stated.

The three murders in Madhya Pradesh have reminded lots of ‘serial killers’ like Raman Raghav, who had despatched shock waves throughout the nation in Nineteen Sixties, retired assistant commissioner of police Bharat Shelke stated.

He stated in instances of serial killing, the essential elements embody identification of the sufferer and accused, restoration of the weapon and ascertaining the motive behind the crime.

Raghav, who was additionally referred to as Psycho Raman, had confessed to no less than 41 murders of homeless individuals on the streets of Mumbai, he stated.

He was schizophrenic and had terrorised Mumbai between 1966-68, throughout which he bludgeoned to loss of life poor women and men with exhausting and blunt objects like iron rod whereas they have been sleeping, Shelke stated.

Late assistant commissioner of police Alex Fialho, who was a sub-inspector on the Dongri police station in Mumbai in 1968, had arrested Raghav from Bhendi Bazar right here, he stated.

In October final 12 months, Suresh Gauda (40) was arrested for killing two individuals sleeping on a pavement in Mumbai in a span of quarter-hour.

Through the investigation, it was got here to gentle that he was arrested for the same homicide in Kurla space of Mumbai earlier.

In 2017, Mumbai had witnessed murders of 5 individuals with their heads smashed in suburban Bandra.

A 26-year-old labourer working for a catering agency was arrested within the case, a police official stated.

One other serial killer, who glided by the identify of ‘Beer Man’, was stated to be chargeable for the homicide of no less than six individuals in south Mumbai between October 2006 and January 2007.

In each case, a beer can was discovered subsequent to the physique.

A person was arrested within the case however later acquitted by a court docket.

In 2018, the Madhya Pradesh police had arrested ‘serial killer’ Aadesh Khamra from Raisen district for allegedly killing 34 truck drivers and cleaners in a decade.

There have been different such incidents additionally up to now.

In 1986, serial killer Charles Sobhraj was arrested by then Mumbai police inspector Madhukar Zende from a Goa lodge.

Sobhraj (78), also referred to as the ‘bikini killer’ as a result of apparel of a number of of his victims, allegedly murdered 12 individuals between 1975 and 1976 in varied components of South East Asia.

He’s at present serving a sentence in a Nepal jail.

In October 1996, two sisters Renuka Shinde and Seema Gavit have been arrested by Maharashtra Police for kidnapping 13 kids and killing 9 of them serially between 1990 and 1996.

The Bombay Excessive Courtroom had later commuted their loss of life sentence into life imprisonment.

They’re at present lodged in Pune’s Yerawada jail, serving life time period until their pure loss of life.

One other serial killer M Jaishankar alias Psycho Shankar was accused of rape and homicide of 20 girls on highways in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka between 2008 and 2012 whereas working as a truck driver.

Jaishankar died in a hospital in March 2018 after he allegedly slashed his neck with a shaving blade in Bengaluru Central Jail.

One other serial killer Darbara Singh was arrested by Punjab Police in 2004 for kidnapping and murdering kids of migrant labourers.

He had allegedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted 23 kids, and 17 of them have been murdered.

In addition to, Okay D Kemapamma had additionally been in information some years in the past after she grew to become the primary lady serial killer within the nation to be convicted of killing six girls between 1999 and 2007.

She was additionally referred to as ‘Cyanide Mallika’.

Whereas the killings brought on panic and in addition led to hypothesis in regards to the involvement of a serial killer, police officers on Thursday stated it might be too early to leap to any conclusion.

Police additionally issued a sketch of a suspected killer.

A reward of Rs 30,000 — Rs 10,000 for every case — might be given for any data resulting in the arrest of the offender or culprits, stated Sagar district superintendent of police (SP) Tarun Nayak.

Police additionally issued an advisory to the establishments and different institutions deploying safety guards that these guards ought to stay awake throughout evening obligation hours.

In the event that they discover any suspicious particular person roaming round, they need to instantly inform the police management room whose cellular numbers have been additionally publicized.

Safety guard Kalyan Lodhi, who was in his 50s and deployed at a manufacturing facility, was killed on the intervening evening of August 28-29 beneath the Cantt police station limits.

His head was discovered smashed with a hammer, Further Superintendent of Police Vikram Singh Kushwaha stated.

Shambhu Narayan Dube (60), who was on guard obligation at an arts and commerce faculty, was killed on the intervening evening of August 29-30 beneath Civil Traces police station limits.

His head was discovered smashed with a stone, the official stated.

Within the third incident, watchman Mangal Ahirwar, who guarded a home in Moti Nagar space, was killed on the intervening evening of August 30-31 after being hit with a stick, stated Kushwaha.

Whereas it appeared that Lodhi and Dube have been killed by the identical particular person, the variety of culprits could possibly be extra, he added.

SP Tarun Nayak stated the killings in Cantt and Civil Traces police station areas have been related in nature and appeared to have been executed by the identical particular person.

Based mostly on CCTV footage and scientific proof collected to date, the police have been working to nab the killer on the earliest, he stated.

It was too early to say if the offender was a “serial killer” or somebody affected by a psychological dysfunction, he added.

Police have gotten some particular leads in regards to the offender and particular groups have been constituted to nab him, the official additional stated.

Madhya Pradesh dwelling minister Narottam Mishra advised reporters in Bhopal that “total police power has been placed on excessive alert.”

“Watchmen on evening obligation are additionally alerted. We’re additionally making the general public conscious of the problem. CCTV footage from the whole Sagar metropolis was being collected. At one or two locations within the CCTV footage, an individual was seen working away from the spot,” he stated.

It seems that the identical particular person was behind these incidents, however until the offender was arrested, it was not doable to say something definitive as it might trigger confusion, the minister added.

In 2018, police had arrested ‘serial killer’ Aadesh Khamra from Mandideep in MP’s Raisen district for allegedly killing 34 truck drivers and cleaners in a decade.

He’s at present lodged in a jail in state capital Bhopal and the trial is underway, Assistant Commissioner of Police Bittu Sharma stated.

Forensic psychologist Deepti Puranik from Mumbai advised PTI that the three killings in Sagar “appear to be the work of a ‘mission-oriented serial killer’ who is outwardly on a mission to eliminate a selected set of individuals, on this case watchmen.”

Whereas there may be suspicion of the involvement of a serial killer, the MP police have stated it might be too early to leap to any conclusion and they’re working to nab the offender.

Puranik stated the motive on this specific case appears to be hate and the killer should have been very exact within the assaults.

The killer might have been a sufferer of childhood abuse, as is most typical in serial killing instances, the skilled stated.

“The killer could have strongly felt that loss of life is the one punishment for his victims and so they don’t have any proper to dwell,” she stated.

The three murders in Madhya Pradesh have reminded lots of ‘serial killers’ like Raman Raghav, who had despatched shock waves throughout the nation in Nineteen Sixties, retired assistant commissioner of police Bharat Shelke stated.

He stated in instances of serial killing, the essential elements embody identification of the sufferer and accused, restoration of the weapon and ascertaining the motive behind the crime.

Raghav, who was additionally referred to as Psycho Raman, had confessed to no less than 41 murders of homeless individuals on the streets of Mumbai, he stated.

He was schizophrenic and had terrorised Mumbai between 1966-68, throughout which he bludgeoned to loss of life poor women and men with exhausting and blunt objects like iron rod whereas they have been sleeping, Shelke stated.

Late assistant commissioner of police Alex Fialho, who was a sub-inspector on the Dongri police station in Mumbai in 1968, had arrested Raghav from Bhendi Bazar right here, he stated.

In October final 12 months, Suresh Gauda (40) was arrested for killing two individuals sleeping on a pavement in Mumbai in a span of quarter-hour.

Through the investigation, it was got here to gentle that he was arrested for the same homicide in Kurla space of Mumbai earlier.

In 2017, Mumbai had witnessed murders of 5 individuals with their heads smashed in suburban Bandra.

A 26-year-old labourer working for a catering agency was arrested within the case, a police official stated.

One other serial killer, who glided by the identify of ‘Beer Man’, was stated to be chargeable for the homicide of no less than six individuals in south Mumbai between October 2006 and January 2007.

In each case, a beer can was discovered subsequent to the physique.

A person was arrested within the case however later acquitted by a court docket.

In 2018, the Madhya Pradesh police had arrested ‘serial killer’ Aadesh Khamra from Raisen district for allegedly killing 34 truck drivers and cleaners in a decade.

There have been different such incidents additionally up to now.

In 1986, serial killer Charles Sobhraj was arrested by then Mumbai police inspector Madhukar Zende from a Goa lodge.

Sobhraj (78), also referred to as the ‘bikini killer’ as a result of apparel of a number of of his victims, allegedly murdered 12 individuals between 1975 and 1976 in varied components of South East Asia.

He’s at present serving a sentence in a Nepal jail.

In October 1996, two sisters Renuka Shinde and Seema Gavit have been arrested by Maharashtra Police for kidnapping 13 kids and killing 9 of them serially between 1990 and 1996.

The Bombay Excessive Courtroom had later commuted their loss of life sentence into life imprisonment.

They’re at present lodged in Pune’s Yerawada jail, serving life time period until their pure loss of life.

One other serial killer M Jaishankar alias Psycho Shankar was accused of rape and homicide of 20 girls on highways in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka between 2008 and 2012 whereas working as a truck driver.

Jaishankar died in a hospital in March 2018 after he allegedly slashed his neck with a shaving blade in Bengaluru Central Jail.

One other serial killer Darbara Singh was arrested by Punjab Police in 2004 for kidnapping and murdering kids of migrant labourers.

He had allegedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted 23 kids, and 17 of them have been murdered.

In addition to, Okay D Kemapamma had additionally been in information some years in the past after she grew to become the primary lady serial killer within the nation to be convicted of killing six girls between 1999 and 2007.

She was additionally referred to as ‘Cyanide Mallika’.

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