NEW DELHI -- A Delhi property dealer has been arrested on the charges of murdering his business partner, and the partner's wife and four kids, over a financial dispute, the Delhi Police said on Monday.
The police said realtor Bunty has admitted to his crime.
Bunty shot dead Munnawar Hasan, 45, on Saturday with the latter's licensed revolver in his own house in Burari area of north Delhi.
Hasan, a former Bahujan Samaj Party leader lodged in jail over rape charges, was out on 15-day parole since last week, a police officer said.
The officer said when Hasan reached home on parole from jail, he found his wife and four kids missing. They had not visited him in jail since April 20.
Hasan, accompanied by Bunty, filed a missing persons complaint on Friday. Hasan's bullet-riddled body was found at his home a day later.
The officer said police questioned Bunty as they suspected his involvement in Hasan's murder.
Bunty allegedly revealed that he had earlier killed Hasan's wife and four kids and buried their bodies at different places in Delhi and Meerut in Uttar Pradesh.
"Bunty confessed to murdering Hasan and also claimed to have killed Hasan's wife Sonia and his two sons Akib and Shakib, and two daughters Arzu and Arsha. We are trying to verify his claim. We have sent police teams to Meerut and two places in Delhi where Bunty said he had buried them," the officer told IANS.
"Bunty said he had asked Hasan to return ₹20 lakh he had loaned him but Hasan had refused. This led to the murders," the officer added.
Hasan and Bunty lived in Burari's Bhagat Colony and were together into property dealing for 15 years. Hasan hailed from Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh.
He had contested the 2009 Delhi assembly election from Samaypur Badli on a BSP ticket.
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