New Delhi, (IANS) An 18-year-old youth was kidnapped and killed by his juvenile hostel mate here over an old enmity, police said on Friday.
The body of Deepak, who was a 12th class student, was recovered from a secluded place in west Delhi’s Kanjhawala early on Friday.
Police said that they have arrested the juvenile accused and hunt is on for his seven other accomplices in the crime.
Deepak and his friend Ajay were kidnapped on Thursday afternoon near a mall when he reached their on the request of the juvenile to settle their enmity, police said.
Later the accused pushed Ajay out of the vehicle. Ajay informed police about the kidnapping, said the official.
Deputy Commissioner of Police Vikramjit Singh said that the victim and the juvenile studied in a school in Sonepat in Haryana and stayed in a hostel.
“One year ago the victim had badly beaten up the juvenile over some issue. To settle the one enmity, the juvenile kidnapped the victim and killed him after beating him with rods and wooden sticks,” Singh said.