Google scholar database administrator arrested over murder case

A Google scholar who was arrested on suspicion of murder and robbery has been arrested and booked for murder and a robbery, police said.

The case is being investigated by the Bhopal police.

The suspect has been identified as Vijay Kumar Sharma, 35, who worked as a Google Scholar database administrator and was arrested after he allegedly killed the father-in-law of a customer of his who works as a doctor.

The victim was identified as Kirti Sharma, a father-of-three who worked at a hospital in the city.

Police have said they have no leads to link the suspect to any other murders.

The arrest of Sharma comes as the BJP-led state government has been facing pressure to crack down on illegal gambling and other forms of crime.