A 21-year-old manual worker has confessed to the police investigators that he had slaughtered his colleague to consume Rs30000 loan, which he had borrowed from the deceased, police sources said on Monday.

The resident of Mian Channu, Hamayun, 24, was found slaughtered from his one-room residential quarter located in the Naulakha police limits on June 14, 2013. The police had registered a murder case against unidentified killer(s) and launched investigations to probe into the blind murder.  Police said that five to seven labourers were residing in the one-room quarter on rent in the Mewa Mandi area. The investigators detained one Siddique after cross questioning in connection with the brutal killing.–Staff Reporter