Elderly man found stabbed to death in Ambedkar Nagar
NEW DELHI: A 60-year-old man was murdered in south east Delhi's Ambedkar Nagar area on Friday. Police claimed that the deceased received sharp injuries in his body, even as cops continued interrogating four suspects in the case.
According to police, the incident came to light after a passerby made a PCR call about the incident.
The caller Chandra Shekhar, a resident of Madangir, later gave a written complaint, wherein he stated that while he was returning to his home after work, he found the body of a male aged 55-60 years in an unconscious condition, near the wall of a Delhi Jal Board pumphouse, behind a Gurudwara in Madangir Market.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (South East) Romil Baaniya stated that the caller had made a call to PCR, after which police personnel shifted the unconscious person to the AIIMS Trauma Centre, where doctors declared him brought dead.
Police claimed that during investigation, they found that the deceased was attacked with some object, as there were deep injury marks in his chest and abdomen.
Police said that during initial inquiry, they were able to find out information about the victim and identified him as 60-year-old Ram Lal Dakshinpuri.
Later, a case under Section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code was registered at Ambedkar Nagar police station.
Police further claimed in the course of the inquiry about the profile of the victim, they came to know that the deceased had been begging in the area for the last 30 years.
It was reported that Ram Lal was of mentally unsound nature.
Police sources said that they now have to investigate the case from all possible angles. According to the DCP, questioning is going on with four suspects in the case.
Meanwhile, in another incident in south east Delhi, a handicapped man was arrested for sexually assaulting a minor. Police claimed that the 10-year-old victim was the neighbour of the accused. After receiving the complaint, the accused was arrested.