Each the accused are rag pickers, police stated. (Representational)

New Delhi:

A 20-year-old man was allegedly crushed to loss of life by two individuals who suspected him of stealing their cell phone, police stated on Saturday.

The police have arrested the accused, recognized as Ajit alias Bhujang (23), a resident of Gautam Buddh Nagar in Uttar Pradesh and Rajkumar alias Balak (24), a resident of Rajokri village.

Each the accused are rag pickers, they stated.

Police stated the sufferer and the accused knew one another.

On Wednesday, police acquired info {that a} physique was mendacity reverse a resort close to IGI Airport in a forest space.

Avneendra Kumar, who had alerted the police, recognized the sufferer as Deepak, a resident of Mahipalpur.

Kumar alleged that Deepak, who was his brother-in-law, was crushed by an individual named Bhujang and his associates with sticks and rods, the officer stated.

“Throughout investigation, it was revealed that the sufferer was final seen with Bhujang, and his associates named Balak and Nepali within the forest space.

“He was being crushed with sticks and rods by them,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (IGI Airport) Rajeev Ranjan stated.

On Friday, police arrested the 2 accused. They confessed to have killed Deepak by beating him mercilessly. They claimed that Bhujang had purchased a cell, which was allegedly stolen by the sufferer and he was not returning it, Mr Ranjan stated.