Braveheart stops assault, killed

Takes on two men molesting a woman, suffers multiple stab wounds

 A private airlines employee sacrificed his life to save a woman from being molested by two miscreants in south-west Delhi’s Palam, police said on Thursday.

Victim Manoj Kumar Sharma, 25, worked as a technician with Indigo airlines at Indira Gandhi International Airport. Police said, the victim’s body bore multiple stab injuries.
The incident came to light around 10 pm on Wednesday when Manoj was on his way back home on a motorcycle.

Eyewitnesses told police that while on his way back, Manoj saw a woman was being molested by two persons. He stopped and tried to save the woman from the clutches of the miscreants, they added.

When Manoj objected, the assailants started a fight with him.

One of them whipped out a knife and stabbed Manoj. He fell and was screaming in pain. Hearing the commotion, some locals rushed to his rescue and found him lying in a pool of blood. Soon they informed police.

Police reached the spot and rushed him to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital in west Delhi, where doctors declared him brought dead. He was stabbed in the abdomen.

“He received grievous injuries in abdomen and one of his stab wounds was on his chest,” said a police officer.

A case of murder was registered with the Palam police station. A team has been launched to nab the culprits, police said.

The victim stayed with his family at Sadh Nagar in Palam Colony. Manoj is survived by his 72-year-old father Hazarilal Sharma, wife and an 11-year-old son.

Auto driver killed

An autorickshaw driver was stabbed to death in east Delhi’s Shakarpur late on late Wednesday, police said. The victim was identified as Suraj.

The incident came to light when a call was made to Shakarpur police station around 10.15 pm.

According to the call, a man was stabbed under a flyover in Shakurpur.

Police reached there and found Suraj in a wounded condition. They rushed him to Lal Bahudar Shastri Hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead.

“He was last seen with a person named Sonu. We have launched a manhunt to nab him and are raiding some of his possible hideouts,” a police officer said.

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