The Delhi police claimed to have solved the double-murder case in north-west Delhi’s Rohini and arrested one person. Anthony Bagher, resident of Khera Khurd in Delhi has been detained, while the hunt for another accused is still on, police said.

Police said a 30-year old man, Amit, resident of Sector 28 Rohini, was reported missing along with his help Nikhil Gulati (40) on October 14. A report was lodged by Amit’s brother Jaideep the very next day at Sahibabad Dairy police station.

The victim Amit was originally belonged to Rohtak, Haryana.

During the police investigation, it came to light that Amit had lent about Rs 6 lakh to Naveen, who was yet to return around Rs 2.5 lakh to him. Meanwhile, Amit kept Naveen’s car as a security.

“Amit and Naveen had spoken on the phone. Amit along with his help Nikhil went to meet Naveen to get the remaining money. An altercation appeared to have taken place between them on Oct 16-17, resulting in the murder of both Amit and Nikhil,” police said.

On October 17, the bodies were found in a canal in an area falling under police station KN Katju Marg and were identified the same day by the Outer North District police team.