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Juvenile among 3 held for killing 28-year-old

punjab Updated: Jul 02, 2016 14:52 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times
Juvenile

Police on Friday arrested Jeetu, his wife Rekha and a juvenile, who has been sent to Sector-25 correction home. Another juvenile is absconding.(Representative image)

A day after a 28-year-old Sector-52 resident was stabbed to death by four members of a neighbour family over trivial issue, three people, including a juvenile, were arrested on Friday.

Krishan succumbed to the stab wounds and his brothers—Rahul (24) and Ricky (21)—were undergoing treatment at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER). As per the police, Rahul is out of danger and Ricky is critical.

Police on Friday arrested Jeetu, his wife Rekha and a juvenile, who has been sent to Sector-25 correction home. Another juvenile is absconding.

Krishan and Rahul drove auto-rickshaw for a living and Ricky worked at a farmhouse.

The deceased is survived by wife and two sons.A case has been registered at the Sector 36 police station.

The incident

The dispute, according to the police, started when Ricky honked outside his house after returning from work late evening on Thursday. The accused family got irritated with the excessive honking and confronted Ricky.

A heated argument ensued and turned ugly. The accused stabbed Krishan with a knife in the stomach. Ricky was stabbed in the back and Rahul sustained injuries on his hand, said the police.

The victims were rushed to Sector 16 government hospital, from where they were referred to the PGI. Krishan succumbed to his injuries.