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Rickshaw-puller’s throat slit by two men after fare dispute in Delhi

The two men hired the rickshaw from near New Delhi railway station. When they reached their destination, instead of paying the decided fare of Rs 20, they insisted on paying Rs 15. An argument ensued, following which they slit the rickshawpuller’s neck.

delhi Updated: Jul 15, 2017 11:41 IST
A rickshaw-puller was attacked in Delhi’s IP Estate area. (HT File Photo / Representational)
A rickshaw-puller was attacked in Delhi’s IP Estate area. (HT File Photo / Representational)

A rickshaw-puller was seriously injured when his throat was slit allegedly by two men following a dispute over payment of fare in central Delhi’s IP Estate area, police said on Saturday.

The victim is yet to be identified and is at present in the ICU but his condition is stable. He is unfit for statement, they added.

The rickshaw-puller was attacked by two men -- identified as Mohammad Sajid and Sanu -- on Friday, police said.

The duo was inebriated and had hired the rickshaw from near New Delhi railway station. When they reached their destination, instead of paying the decided fare of Rs 20, they insisted on paying Rs 15, police said.

An argument ensued, following which they slit the rickshaw-puller’s neck, police said, adding that they were nabbed within a few hours.