19-year-old boy killed in Delhi for urinating in open, accused arrested

Published: Jul 16, 2019, 09:11 IST | mid-day online desk

The incident took place when the deceased had gone to a local market to collect his mobile phone which he had given for repairs

19-year-old boy killed in Delhi for urinating in open, accused arrested
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A man was arrested for allegedly stabbing a 19-year-old boy to death for urinating in open in Delhi's Tilak Nagar area on Saturday night.

The incident took place when the deceased identified as Ankit had gone to a local market to collect his mobile phone which he had given for repairs. While returning, he went to a corner to answer nature's call in open.

As per the police, a person named Ravi came and asked Ankit to not urinate in the public area because of which an altercation occurred between them.

Meanwhile, a few of Ravi's friends also reached the spot after which Ankit was allegedly attacked with a knife in full public view.

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Confirming the incident, a police officer said, "The accused's house was a few steps away from the place where Ankit was urinating. He also places a stall in the same area. He has been arrested. We are also verifying his friends' role in the crime."

Meanwhile, the deceased's brother told the police that he went to search for him in the locality when his brother didn't return till late at night. He saw a crowd at one place where he went rushing and saw that a person was stabbing his younger brother mercilessly. Later, Ankit was taken to hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.

The police have registered a case and the matter is under investigation.

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Edited by mid-day online desk with inputs from Agencies

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