Palwal Murders - What made a person kill 6 people at night

One person was arrested on charges of murder of six persons, including one woman, at separate locations in Haryana's Palwal.

Police sources said that the accused identified as Naresh Kumar could be mentally unstable and that he murdered all the six victims with an iron rod.

Naresh Dhankad, a lieutenant, had taken voluntary retirement in 2003 on medical grounds, the police said. CCTV camera footage gave some hints of the man when he was wondering in the hospital corridor. In the video released by the police, he is seen holding an iron rod and looking around. Two of his other victims too were security guards. The woman was murdered in a hospital.

Though the exact cause of deaths is not known yet but the police is investigating as to why the extreme step was taken. Later, a security guard and a woman in a local hospital were attacked, soon after which the accused was caught by the local police.

A dead body was found, at around 2:30 am on Tuesday, near the Moti Colony Park of Palwal. It looks like he committed the murders in an hour...

The accused who is being termed as a "psycho" even tried to attack cops when they tried to nab him.

The man was arrested from Adarsh Nagar area in Palwal. He was first taken to the Civil Hospital and then he was transferred to another hospital in Faridabad.

  • Stacy Allen