Man stabbed to death following quarrel over Rs. 100
A couple allegedly stabbed a 40-year-old man to death following a quarrel over Rs. 100 in Delhi, police said on Sunday. The police has arrested Reshma in connection with the incident, while her husband Jitender is on the run. The deceased has been identified as Ajeet, a resident of Mangolpuri, they said. The police came to know of the incident at 2:45 pm.
Jitender had asked Ajeet to pay back Rs. 100
Police reached Sanjay Gandhi Hospital where on inquiry, it was found that Ajeet was brought to the hospital by his father. He was declared brought dead, having one stab injury behind his right knee, a senior police officer said. During preliminary investigation, it was revealed that Jitender had asked Ajeet to repay him Rs. 100 following which a heated argument ensued.
Accused then stabbed Ajeet who died due to excessive bleeding
During the quarrel, Ajeet beat the accused on the spot and refused to pay the money. Thereafter, Jitender went to his home, brought a knife and his wife also accompanied him. They attacked Ajeet with the knife and fled from the spot, the police said. Ajeet succumbed to his injury due to excessive bleeding, the police officer said.
Last month, a son killed his father over money
In a similar incident, a 61-year-old man was stabbed to death allegedly by his inebriated son when the father refused to give him money in South Delhi's Fatehpur Beri area on April 12, the police said. The victim, Manohar Lal, was stabbed multiple times by his 29-year-old son Balwan, who was arrested in connection with the incident, it added further.