A 19-year-old boy was stabbed to death by his neighbour after a minor scuffle on Thursday in Northwest Delhi’s Jahangir Puri area. The accused has been arrested, police said.
According to police, the victim identified as Dipak had a minor scuffle over a petty issue late night on Wednesday. The issue was supposedly resolved, however at around 11:40 am on Thursday the accused one Yogesh (19), immediately pounced on Dipak and stabbed him in the chest when he spot him and fled the spot.
“A police control room (PCR) call was received at Jahangir Puri police station at around 12:14 pm on Thursday regarding a case of stabbing by knife. Subsequently, a call was received from Babu Jagjivan Ram Hospital stating that Dipak was admitted to the hospital and has been declared brought dead,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (Northwest) Aslam Khan said.
“On reaching the spot, it was discovered that the deceased was stabbed in his chest by his neighbour Yogesh after they had a quarrel the previous night,” said the DCP.
Last night, a minor scuffle had taken place between the two over a petty issue which was then settled then and there. Today, in the morning, the accused waited for an opportunity to get even with him over last night’s issue.