Man killed in family feud in Delhi’s Neb Sarai, two minors among three nabbed

A 30-year-old man was stabbed and then shot to death allegedly by his relatives following a family feud at Tigri camp in south Delhi’s Neb Sarai, late Tuesday. Two passersby, one of them a minor, also sustained bullet injuries in the incident.

delhi Updated: Aug 09, 2018 03:22 IST
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Police said the younger brother of the man who was killed had allegedly murdered a minor of the other family in January. Tuesday’s murder was planned as a revenge. One man was arrested while two of his juvenile relatives apprehended.(AP/Picture for representation)

A 30-year-old man was stabbed and then shot to death allegedly by his relatives following a family feud at Tigri camp in south Delhi’s Neb Sarai, late Tuesday. Two passersby, one of them a minor, also sustained bullet injuries in the incident.

Police said the younger brother of the man who was killed had allegedly murdered a minor of the other family in January. Tuesday’s murder was planned as a revenge. One man was arrested while two of his juvenile relatives apprehended.

Police identified the deceased as Mohammad Sabir. According to the police, it was around 10pm that the police control room received a call saying a man has been shot and stabbed in a slum colony of Neb Sarai.

When a police team arrived at the spot, they learnt that Sabir, along with another man and a boy, who had sustained bullet injuries, have been taken to a hospital.

“At the hospital, doctors pronounced Sabir dead. Locals and witnesses told police that a group of three to four people, including some minors, arrived at Sabir’s house late in the evening and called him out. When he stepped out, they assaulted him and stabbed him a few times. When he tried to call for help, one of them pulled out a pistol and shot him ,” a police officer said.

Residents of the area told the police that the men fled the spot as soon as Sabir collapsed.

Deputy commissioner of police (south) Romil Baaniya said during the initial probe, it was revealed that in January, Sabir’s brother, then a minor, had murdered a boy from the locality, who was a family member of the main suspect in Sabir’s killing.

“Sabir’s brother was apprehended . On this input, searches were conducted at the addresses of the deceased minor boy’s relatives and a man, who was the main suspect, was arrested. ,” the DCP said.

First Published: Aug 09, 2018 03:22 IST