E-rickshaw driver stabbed multiple times in chest, neck in Delhi, dies

- May 22, 2024
| By : Patriot Bureau |

The police said CCTV cameras in the area are being scanned to identify the culprits

A 26-year-old e-rickshaw driver was allegedly killed after being stabbed multiple times in the chest and neck by unidentified persons in northeast Delhi’s Jafrabad area, police said on Tuesday.

According to the police, a PCR call was received at 4 pm regarding a person stabbed to death near Gurudwara Wali Gali in the Jafrabad area, after which a police team rushed to the spot.

“It was found that the victim, Shahbaz, was stabbed multiple times in his chest and neck and had died on the spot. The FSL and crime teams are at the scene. Police teams have been formed to nab the accused,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (Northeast) Joy Tirkey said.

Shahbaz, a resident of Khadde Wali Masjid, Jafrabad, had a criminal case (Excise Act) registered against him in 2019 at the Jafrabad police station, the police said.

The reason behind the incident is still unknown, DCP Tirkey said.

The police stated that CCTV cameras in the area are being scanned to identify the culprits.

A case has been registered and further investigations are underway, the DCP added. (With inputs from PTI)