Police have arrested seven persons, three of them women, in connection with the murder of an army last week in Jabalpur, said reports.
Police said that seven persons, including three women, were arrested for killing A Babu, a resident of Gopalpur in Orissa who had come to the city for training at army’s EME Training Centre in Jabalpur.
The seven accused were identified as Anand Chaddar, Prakash Patel, Ganesh Jharia and Parsu alias Purshottam besides three women Preeti Chaddar, Saroj Chaddar and Pushpa Ahirwar, they said.
Police said that three women, allegedly involved in a sex racket lured the army man and took to an desolate place with an aim to rob him where their male accomplice were waiting to accomplish the task.
The accused had an altercation with the army person before they killed him for not fulfilling their demand, they said.
Babu’s decomposed body was recovered from shrubs in Vijay Nagar locality here on November 3, police said.