Delhi: Man killed following scuffle over asking directions to cigarette-shop
The incident happened in Vijay Vihar area of Rohini.
The duo was rushed to a hospital, where Rahul was declared brought dead while his cousin Naveen was stated to be critical.
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Accused was in an inebriated condition
On Saturday, Rahul had come to Naveen's house in Rohini and the latter came to see him off when he was leaving.
When Naveen asked a man directions to a cigarette shop, the man, who was in an inebriated condition, got into an argument with the cousins.
Later, he also called his accomplices who attacked Rahul and Naveen, the police said.
Police arrested three men, apprehended a juvenile
Rahul worked on an ad-hoc basis with the varsity while his cousin is a lab assistant at the university. The police have arrested three men and apprehended a juvenile in this regard.
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