Chandel’s body was found by his relatives between Parthala Chowk and Hindan river bridge late on Monday. 

New Delhi: In a tragic incident, a man was robbed and murdered by some unidentified persons while he was returning home on his car on Monday (January 06). The incident took place near Parthala Chowk in Greater Noida. The police suspect that the deceased was murdered by the criminals while he made an attempt to resist them from robbing him. However, an official confirmation on the same remains awaited.

The family members of the deceased told police that Gaurav Chandel, who was a resident in Noida Extension’s Gaur City, was returning from his office and was on his way home. The family said that Chandel had informed them that he was close to Parthala Chowk and would be reaching home in 5 minutes. They added that when he didn’t reach home even after half-an-hour and stopped taking their calls, they got worried.

According to Chandel’s relatives, they approached the Bisrakh police station and filed a written complaint. After returning from the police station, they began looking for him, on the route. Chandel’s body was found by his relatives between Parthala Chowk and Hindan river bridge late on Monday. However, his car, laptop and mobile phone were missing from the spot.

He was immediately rushed to Noida’s Yatartha Hospital in sector 110 where he was declared dead by the doctors.

He is survived by his wife and an eight-year-old daughter.