New Delhi: In a bizarre incident, a rickshaw puller was murdered because he refused to share a chapatti with another man in Delhi’s Karol Bagh area. Police have nabbed the accused.
The deceased has been identified as Munna, while cops arrested the murderer, named Firoz Khan, a ragpicker, from a park in Karol Bagh.
The police got information on Tuesday, July 26 that a man was lying unconscious on the road. Local residents rushed him to RML hospital, where doctors declared him dead.
A case of murder had been registered in PS Karol Bagh and a probe was ordered to find the exact reason behind the murder.
An eyewitness, Lakhan, said to police that he was sitting beside Munna at Vishnu Mandir Marg around 10 pm. Munna purchased food items from a restaurant and started eating. Meanwhile, a drunken man came and demanded food. Munna gave him a chapatti. The accused once again asked for another chapatti, but this time the deceased refused.
The accused was in an inebriated condition and started abusing and shouting at him. The deceased tried to oppose him, then the accused brought out a long sharp knife and stabbed the deceased several times. After that, he fled from the spot. People around him chased him to catch the accused, but it went in vain. Munna was taken to the hospital, but doctors declared him dead.
The police apprehended the culprit in a park in Karol Bagh, and the accused confessed to the crime during interrogation. The CCTV footage from the scene also revealed the crime. Police also recovered the knife used for the crime.