New Delhi: A 33-year-old wanted criminal and his associate have been arrested over the alleged contract killing of a transwoman at the GTB Enclave area last September due to a rivalry between two groups of transgenders for collecting money from the public on social occasions, police said Sunday.
With the latest arrests, the police said six people have been taken into custody in the case so far.
One Manzoor Elahi, a member of a group of transgenders, had approached him for killing Anita and Ekta of the rival group, the DCP said.
Elahi agreed to pay Rs 55 lakh to Pandit for the killing, police said.
The group of transgenders, headed by Sonam and Varsha of Faridabad and Kamal and Manjoor Elahi of GTB Enclave, were the rival group of Ekta and Anita, police said.
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