Man stabs mom, brother to death; held after 2 days

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Man stabs mom, brother to death; held after 2 days

Friday, 26 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

A 56-year-old man was arrested by the Delhi Police on Thursday for allegedly killing his mother and younger brother after stabbing them multiple times in Dwarka’s Bindapur area. The incident occurred on Tuesday evening. Police said the duo brothers were un-employed and used to fight over petty issues after consuming alcohol. 

The accused has been identified as Sunil Arora, a resident of Vishwash Park near Delhi’s Uttam Nagar area. While, the deceased have been identified as, mother, Lata Arora (75) and brother Rajender.

According to a senior police official, one complainant Naresh Singh, a resident of Vishwash Park, Uttam Nagar, stated that when he was standing near street number 5 on Tuesday around 8.45 pm, his neighbour Rajender came there, who had some stab injuries and was bleeding, and was asking for help.

“Naresh further stated that Rajender told him that his elder brother Sunil had stabbed him and his mother. When Singh, along with his friends, went to Rajender’s building, his elder brother Sunil was standing there with a knife in his hand and threatened us after saying that it is a family issue and do not come in between us. Thereafter, Sunil stabbed Rajender and dragged him to his flat,” said the senior police official.

“Later, one Amit Kumar Maurya, the neighbour of the deceased, called police and informed them about the incident. While Naresh had stopped two police men when they noticed them passing through the area and took them to the spot,” said the senior police official.

“The victims were rushed to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital where Rajender was declared brought dead. Later, his mother Lata Arora succumbed to her injuries during the treatment,” said the senior police official.

“A case under Section 302 (murder) has been registered and the accused has been arrested. One knife, one broken wooden bat and bend scissor were recovered from the house,” said the police official privy to investigation.

“The brothers did not have any job and they were living over her mother’s pension. Their father had died couple of years back and they were living with their mother,” said the police official adding that the neighbours told police that that they both used to fight on petty issues many times as they used to drink alcohol.

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