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Young man fatally stabbed while resisting snatchers

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A young man was stabbed to death by four persons in a south park when he resisted their attempts to snatch his mobile phone and wallet, police said on Sunday.

Naresh, 22, a degree holder but working as a in a restaurant in south Delhi, had gone to visit the park in Tughlakabad with a female friend on Saturday evening when he was stabbed.

was a resident of Trilokpuri in east

"was strolling with his friend when the four accused accosted them and tried to snatch his valuables at knife-point. Following an altercation, they stabbed him over half a dozen times and escaped with his cell phone and wallet," of said.

The woman friend informed police from the mobile phone of a deployed at the park. was taken to where he was declared brought dead.

A murder case has been registered against the accused and some youths have been detained for questioning. Some suspects have been identified.

The woman told police that the accused threatened to kill her too when she tried to intervene. "Some park visitors were present but no one dared to help Naresh," the added.



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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 21:20 IST