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Man arrested for allegedly killing step-father in Dwarka

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 20-year-old man was arrested by the police after he allegedly killed his step-father following a quarrel with him in Dwarka, officials said Thursday.

The accused - killed as he suspected that his step-father had bad intensions towards his younger sister, police said.

The incident took place on Wednesday afternoon.

The 45-year-old mother of the accused started living with a year after her husband passed away in 2011.

The woman also has a seven-year-old son from her Devender, a senior police said.

"A quarrel broke out between and his step-father over some issue. When the argument turned ugly, he took out a knife and attacked his step-father," the said.

After killing his step-father, called the police and informed them that he had killed his step-father.

The police thereafter took the accused into custody.

The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead, the said.

A case has been registered and the accused has been arrested, he said.

During interrogation, the accused told the police that he suspected that Devender had bad intensions towards his 15-year-old sister, the officer said.

The deceased is a permanent resident of Aligarh and was staying here at Najafgarh, police said, adding that further investigation is underway.

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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 19:11 IST