A 32-year-old property dealer sustained critical stab injuries after he was attacked by four unidentified miscreants following an altercation after the car of the accused grazed past the car of victim's friend.
The incident, which looks like an alleged case of road rage, took place in east Delhi's Lalita Park area under Shakarpur police station late on Friday night. The victim, identified as Moin Khan - a local resident, is undergoing treatment at
Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital. His condition was stated to be critical.
Prabhakar, DCP (east) denied that it was a case of road rage and said that they have registered a case and are looking for the assailants.
The police said that Khan had gone out with his friends on Friday evening and was returning home when the incident occurred near Shakarpur community hall.
"A car grazed the car of Khan's friend when he was stepping out of it. Khan protested after which four men came out of the car and got into an argument with him. The argument soon turned violent and Khan was beaten and stabbed by the assailants," a police officer said, adding, "The assailants escaped from the spot in their car."
Khan, the officer said, was rushed to Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital and police was informed about the incident.
A manhunt has been launched to nab the miscreants, the police said.