A 24-year-old man was allegedly overwhelmed to dying and his good friend was severely injured for resisting a theft bid in South Delhi’s Sangam Vihar. Police mentioned one of many accused has been arrested.
CCTV footage of the incident, uploaded on social media, exhibits 5 males approaching the 2 victims who’re strolling on the road. The lads get right into a scuffle. Later, two of the accused are seen kicking and thrashing the sufferer. They choose up stones and bricks and hit the sufferer on his face and different components a number of instances. Their associates are additionally seen selecting up items of rubble from the road and throwing them on one of many victims. After beating them up, the accused dump them in a small canal.
The sufferer was recognized as Jatin Kumar. His good friend, Pankaj Kumar (21), who has been discharged from hospital, lodged a grievance saying he and Jatin have been getting back from a celebration on Monday evening when a bunch of males accosted them. “They requested us to present them our belongings, however we refused. They began beating us and forcibly tried to loot us. We resisted… They threatened to kill us… they picked up stones and thrashed us. Whereas beating us… they took Rs 3,000 from Jatin’s pockets and a few paperwork. They dumped us within the canal and fled,” he alleged within the FIR.
Pankaj instructed police that he and Jatin have been mendacity within the canal for a while. He lastly managed to rise up and known as Jatin’s brother, who then rushed him to AIIMS Trauma Centre. The FIR states that Jatin suffered a number of accidents on his face and succumbed to accidents.
Extra DCP (South) Harsh Vardhan mentioned, “We registered a case on the grievance of the sufferer’s good friend and recognized all of the accused utilizing CCTVs. Sections of homicide have been added within the case. We discovered that the accused took Rs 3,000 from the deceased and killed him. One of many accused, Ramjan Ali, has been arrested.”
Police are conducting raids to arrest the opposite accused.
Jatin, a resident of Sangam Vihar, is survived by his dad and mom and brother and labored odd jobs. Pankaj works at a courier firm.