Youth stabbed to death in Delhi, two minors nabbed

NewsDrum Desk
22 Jan 2023

New Delhi, Jan 22 (PTI) An 18-year-old youth was allegedly stabbed to death in south Delhi's Maidna Garhi area, police said on Sunday.

Two juveniles have been apprehended in connection with the murder, they said.

The police received information about a body lying near Radha Krishna Mandir in the Telephone Mohalla at 2.23 pm on Saturday. They found that the body bore several stab wounds and a deep cut on the throat, a senior officer said.

The victim was later identified as Harsh, a resident of Sanjay Colony in Bhati Mines.

A case under Section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code was registered at Maidan Garhi police station. During the investigation, the police checked footage from CCTV cameras in the area and nabbed the two juveniles, the senior officer said.

The police said the victim was stabbed multiple times and had his throat slit when he resisted one of the juveniles' attempt to snatch his mobile phone.

The incident, which occurred in front of several other people, was an attempt by the juvenile to show his prowess as the "local hooligan", they added.

The police recovered the victim's mobile phone, SIM card and the knife used to kill him from the duo.

His post mortem is being conducted at AIIMS, they said. PTI NIT SZM

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