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Engineer held for stabbing friends

The police have arrested an engineer who allegedly stabbed two of his friends over a controversy on the payment of the liquor bill at a tavern in Sector 28 on Saturday night. The injured were identified as Rajiv Thakur, who works at Elante Mall, Chandigarh, and Naresh Kumar, who works at a Sector 31 mobile shop.

chandigarh Updated: Dec 15, 2014 09:42 IST
HT Correspondent

The police have arrested an engineer who allegedly stabbed two of his friends over a controversy on the payment of the liquor bill at a tavern in Sector 28 on Saturday night.

The injured were identified as Rajiv Thakur, who works at Elante Mall, Chandigarh, and Naresh Kumar, who works at a Sector 31 mobile shop.

The two injured have been admitted to Government Multi-Specialty Hospital (GMSH), Sector 16.

The accused was identified as Jatin Kumar, who works at a private company in Industrial Area, Chandigarh.

All the three are in their late twenties and were staying in a paying guest house in Sector 28.

Station house officer of the Sector 26 police station Anokh Singh said the incident took place on Saturday night when accused and the victims consumed liquor at a tavern in Sector 28. After some time, they had come home, where they had argued over payment of bill.

The SHO said during the verbal spat, Jatin Kumar stabbed the others with a sharp edged tool. He said after recording the statements of the victims, the police had registered a case under Section 324 (voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means) of the IPC in the Sector 26 police station and arrested the accused.