Ludhiana,, Oct. 19 -- Police have booked three brothers and their aide for allegedly murdering a 45-year-old disabled man whom one of them owed Rs 20,000.

One of the brothers and their aide have been arrested, and have confessed to killing the victim, Charanjit Singh, and dumping his body in a canal near Khanpur village, Dehlon, on October 2.

Divers have been pressed into service to locate the victim's body that has been missing for 16 days.

The arrested accused have been identified as Veeram Singh, alias Bittu, of Mohalla Basant Nagar and Simran Singh, an auto-rickshaw driver, who lives in the same locality.

Veeram's brothers Gurdit Singh, alias Panchi, and Dapinder Singh, alias Gagan, remain at large.

The matter came to fore after ...