Duo abscond after killing man, injuring brother

Duo abscond after killing man, injuring brother

A 28-year-old man was stabbed to death and his brother was injured by two brothers who were living in their neighbourhood in North West Delhi’s Mukherjee Nagar on Monday night. The accused are absconding.

The deceased is identified as Vikas, 28, and the injured as Kuldeep, 22. The accused are Raju, 28, and his brother Ratan, 26, police said. Vikas was allegedly working as a security guard.

The incident happened in Malikpur village of Mukherjee Nagar where both the accused were living as tenant in the house of Vikas’s uncle house for the last one month.

“Raju and Ratan rented a room in the house of Vikas and Kuldeep’s uncle one month back. Every night they would come on the roof of the house to sleep,” said a police officer.

According to police, both the brothers used to spread their bed near the adjoining house of Vikas and Kuldeep, and would allegedly peek into their house which irked Vikas and Kuldeep.

Warned them

Vikas had couple of times spoken with Raju and Ratan over the matter and warned them to not sleep near the roof of his house as women of his family don’t feel comfortable, said police.

Despite Vikas’s warning Raju and Ratan kept on sleeping near the house.“On Monday around 9 pm, Vikas along with his brothers Veer Singh, Kuljeet and Kuldeep confronted Raju and Ratan.

“The altercation soon turned violent and Raju and Ratan attacked the brothers with knives,” said a police officer.

Wounded

Vikas and Kuldeep sustained stabbed wounds and a local resident informed the police about the incident. Police took the injured to a nearby hospital where Vikas was declared brought dead.

Kuldeep was referred to Trauma Centre where his condition remains critical. Meanwhile, the accused Ratan and Raju fled from the spot after stabbing the brothers.Police have registered a case of murder and investigation has been started. Police teams have been formed to nab the accused siblings.

Raju works as a driver in Delhi and had come here last month with his brother from Uttar Pradesh’s Kaushambi district.

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