A 55-year-old man was stabbed to loss of life with a ‘kirpan’ (dagger) when he tried to cease a scuffle between his good friend and the attacker ensued over cash, police mentioned on Wednesday. The incident happened in Central Delhi’s Kamla Market Tuesday night when Ganga Mehto was attacked by Gurdeep Singh allegedly for intervening within the battle between him and a 43-year-old Siya Ram, police mentioned.
“We bought a name a few scuffle at 6.13 pm at Kamla Market Police Station. When our group reached the spot, we discovered Gurdeep and Siya Ram had been taken to Lok Nayak Hospital (LNJP) for remedy,” mentioned Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central) Shweta Chauhan.
Throughout investigation, police discovered that Gurdeep, a resident of Nangloi, has a finance enterprise in Paharganj and had loaned Rs 1 lakh to Siya Ram three years in the past.
He had come to gather the cash when a scuffle broke out between him and Siya Ram prompting Mehto to intervene, the officer mentioned.
Mehto, stabbed within the neck, was rushed to LNJP hospital in an auto however was declared introduced lifeless, she mentioned.
Siya Ram, who was additionally injured in neck and face, is out of hazard, she mentioned.
After the assault, Gurdeep tried to flee on his scooter however folks round apprehended him and thrashed him, the officer mentioned.
“We have now registered a case beneath part 302 (homicide) and 307 (try to homicide) of the Indian Penal Code towards Gurdeep, and arrested him. Weapon used has been recovered and additional investigation is underway,” Chauhan added.
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