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Gurugram man stabs colleague for poaching his driver, held

The victim sustained at least four stab wounds and was rushed to a private hospital in nearby Palam Vihar, where he is said to be stable.

gurgaon Updated: Apr 26, 2019 00:26 IST
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The police on Thursday arrested a man for allegedly stabbing his 25-year-old colleague in Bajghera, after a confrontation over the poaching of one of their drivers turned violent.

The victim sustained at least four stab wounds and was rushed to a private hospital in nearby Palam Vihar, where he is said to be stable.

According to the police, the incident took place around 10.30pm on Wednesday, when the victim, identified as Manish Singh, a resident of Bhiwani, got into an argument with his colleague, Anil, near the office.

The police said that Singh works with an agency engaged in packing and moving in Bajghera,

Police said that Anil (whose last name was not shared by the police) was miffed after his former driver had started working for Manish and called him near the office premises to discuss the matter.

Subhash Boken, spokesperson, Gurugram police, said, “An aide of Manish, who was at the spot, told the police about the enmity between the two over the issue. He said that the argument escalated and the Singh was stabbed with a knife.”

According to the police, Singh had allegedly abused the suspect with regard to a money-related dispute.

Duli Chand, assistant sub-inspector (ASI), Bajghera police station, said that during the confrontation, Singh allegedly abused Anil, which let him enraged.

In retaliation, Anil allegedly stabbed him with a knife, the police said.

Anil was arrested on Thursday from Bajghera.

A case was registered against the accused under sections 307 (attempt to murder) and other relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code at Bajghera police station on Thursday, said police.

Police said the accused would be produced in the district court on Friday.

First Published: Apr 26, 2019 00:26 IST