A 19-year-old man died after being stabbed by a young man allegedly over a tiff involving a girl in Aman Vihar area of outer Delhi, police said on Sunday.
An argument took place between the victim, Sushil, and Sonu at about 8:30 on Saturday over the girl before the stabbing, police said.
When Sushil went to Shri Santam Dharm temple in Inder Enclave Phase-II after the argument, Sonu’s friend, Rahul, 23, picked up a fight with him.
Another of Sonu’s friend, Bhura, 22, also joined the scuffle.
During the fight, Rahul picked up a pair of scissors from the counter of a nearby shop and allegedly stabbed Sushil, a police officer said.
He sustained deep wounds and was declared brought dead by doctors at a nearby hospital.
“Rahul and Bhura were absconding after the incident and teams were deployed to catch them. They have been arrested for the murder,” said MN Tiwari, DCP (outer).
The accused are local boys and work as ‘dhol’ players. The incident took place when they were going to attend a function.
The victim worked as a TV mechanic.