19-year-old stabbed to death for refusing to take neighbour shopping

19-year-old stabbed to death for refusing to take neighbour shopping


According to police, Dipak refused to take Yogesh for shopping since it was Diwali and he wanted to spend quality time with his family.

19-year-old stabbed in Jahangirpuri

The victim was rushed to the Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital, where he succumbed to injuries. (Representative photo: Reuters)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Scuffle broke out between two neighbours
  • Argument was settled between the two men
  • However, accused wanted to take revenge, came back and stabbed victim

A scuffle between two neighbours resulted in a 19-year-old man being stabbed to death in northwest Delhi’s Jahangirpuri area.

The reason? 19-year-old Dipak alias Balli refused to take the accused Yogesh out for shopping on his motorcycle.

According to police, Dipak refused to take Yogesh for shopping since it was Diwali and he wanted to spend quality time with his family following which a scuffle broke out between the two.

However, the issue was sorted later. But the accused wanted to take revenge and was waiting for an opportunity. At 11.40 pm on Thursday, Yogesh allegedly attacked the victim and stabbed him in the chest with a knife and fled from the spot.

“When police reached the spot, they learnt that Dipak was stabbed with a knife by his neighbour Yogesh (19). During the investigation, police found that a minor scuffle broke out between Dipak and Yogesh Wednesday night over a petty issue which was later settled,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (northwest) Aslam Khan told news agency PTI.

Dipak was rushed to the Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital, where he succumbed to injuries, the officer said.

A case was registered in the matter, he said, adding that further investigation was underway.

(with inputs from PTI)

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