Teenager killed for resisting teasing of his sisters

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Indore
  • Updated: Aug 21, 2014 01:35 IST

A 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death allegedly by three neighbours after he objected to their attempts to tease his sisters, police said on Wednesday.

Himanshu Manavat, a class 10 student, had gone for a walk with two of his sisters on Tuesday evening, when the three accused —all neighbours— started teasing his sisters.

Himanshu's objections resulted in a brawl. In the ensuing melee, one of the accused stabbed him. The trio fled after the sisters raised an alarm, police said.

"Himanshu alias Shanu Manwat, a resident of Srikrishna Colony was stabbed by three men—all his neighbours— outside his house last night," said Chandan Nagar police station officer-in-charge Vinod Dixit.

The boy was rushed to a private hospital in Chandan Nagar, where he died late on Tuesday night.

"Shanu was rushed to a private hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries late last night," Dixit said. Police arrested the accused — Mahendra, Raja, and Ohm Chauhan—and booked them for murder.

"We conducted a raid in the colony and arrested the accused in the night," said CSP Annapurna RS Ghuraiya.

"The accused had been allegedly teasing the deceased sisters for the past year, but no complaint had been lodged," the CSP added.

Meanwhile, a 16-year-old boy was stabbed to death allegedly by a man and his two teenage sons at Harijan Colony under Juni Indore police station on Wednesday police said.

Police said that the deceased, Aman, was allegedly accosted by the accused Sunil, his sons Golu (18) and Saurabh (19) and stabbed. The accused are yet to be arrested.

"The reason of the killing was petty dispute which took place about a year ago. The deceased had allegedly beaten up one of the accused a year ago and case was registered against him," said TI Juni Indore Pawan Singhal.

"We have registered murder case against the accused and have launched a hunt for them." Singhal said.

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