On June 1st 2021 Tuesday night, a 19-year-old man was allegedly stabbed to death by four youths in South Delhi’s Ambedkar Nagar.
The incident took place in Bhumiya Chowk in Madangir.
Police said, the diseased, Kunal, was going to a shop when the four ringed him and attacked him with knives. The police said that the accused have been arrested.
CCTV footage of the incident allegedly shows the four accused taking turns to stab the victim multiple times. The victim tries to escape, but the boys allegedly held and thrash him.
The family said, Kunal cleared his class 12th board exams last year and worked as a paperboy in Saket. He had gone out to get a cake for his father’s birthday on the night of June 1st, but he never returned.
His father, who works in the MCD horticulture department said, “I wasn’t even aware my son was not at home. He and his siblings were planning to throw me a surprise birthday party. Around 10:00 PM, we got to know about a fight. When we went to the market we found Kunal lying in a pool of blood. My son never fought with anyone, he was a hard working boy and was trying to earn money for his family. He wanted to study more.”
Police identified the accused as Sameer (18), Sohil (18), Gaurav (18) and Roop (18), and Claimed to have recovered a knife from Gaurav. DCP South Atul Kumar Thakur said “the accused attacked the victim after a fight over a girl.
Thakur Continued, “Gaurav told us he and Kunal liked the same girl. On Tuesday night, the accused found Kunal in the market and attacked him. Further investigation has revealed that two of the knives used in the offence were recently bought from an online shopping website"
Kunal was stabbed multiple times in the chest, back and abdomen. His family rushed him to Max Hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival.
The accused have been booked for murder. Kunal's family said they didn’t know any of the accused. The victim’s father said, “ Police told us they caught four people and there was an enmity over a girl, but we don't know the accused. Kunal never spoke about a girl.”