Invested money in cryptocurrency , asked for one and a half crore profits, then killed him by giving a betel nut of 5 lakhs

  • Incident in Deoria district of Uttar Pradesh
  • Police arrested 6 accused

A youth was murdered in broad daylight nine days ago in Deoria, Uttar Pradesh. In this case, the police have arrested 6 accused. Police investigation revealed that accused named Sanjeev Kushwaha used to invest money in cryptocurrencies. He had also invested money of the deceased Ballister Yadav. For profit money, Sanjeev got Ballister killed by giving a betel nut of five lakhs. Police have recovered a pistol, country-made pistol, live cartridges, Alto car, a bike, eight mobiles from the 6 accused involved in the incident. 

Police station in-charge Brijesh Mishra told that both Sanjeev Kushwaha and the deceased Ballister Yadav were close. Sanjeev used to invest money in cryptocurrencies. In this he had also invested money for the ballister. In the year 2017, Ballister had given Rs 18 lakh to Sanjeev. When the ballister felt that Sanjeev was cheating in money matters, he demanded Rs 1.5 crore from his share of profits. Sanjeev returned only Rs 35 lakh in two times. After this, Sanjeev hatched a conspiracy to get Ballister out of the way. Sanjeev, through his friend Badal Kushwaha, gave a contract to kill a crook named Nitish for five lakh rupees.

One lakh rupees were also given in advance. After this, on June 11, Nitish Kushwaha reached Netuabir crossroads with his partner Sujit. Nitish fled after shooting the ballister in the head. During interrogation, Sanjeev told that he also does the work of buying and selling of land. He had also registered a land in the name of Ballister. Police is probing it.

Police have arrested the main shooters Nitish Kushwaha, Sanjeev Kushwaha, Badal Kushwaha, Amarendra Singh, Pankaj Singh Ratsia and Bhim Kushwaha. One accused is absconding. SP Sankalp Sharma told that the murder has been done in the transaction of money. Six accused including the main accused are being sent to jail. One is wanted, whose arrest will be made soon. A reward of Rs 25,000 has been announced for the police team.

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