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Man arrested for killing neighbour for not lending money for liquor

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 36-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly killing his neighbour after he refused to lend him money to buy liquor in northeast Delhi's Welcome area, police said.

The incident took place Monday night when the victim, (55), and his friend were sleeping on the roadside of the locality, a said.

Suddenly, Nishad came there and asked to lend him some money to buy liquor. When Akhil refused, a scuffle broke out between the two and as it turned ugly, fled the spot fearing for his life, he said.

On Tuesday morning, found Akil's body lying in a drain near a crematorium in the same locality, following which he informed about the incident to deceased's brother Nayim, the said.

Police reached the spot and inspected the spot and fished out the body of the man from the drain, he said.

The accused was under the influence of alcohol at the time of incident, he added.

He also stabbed with knife multiple times on his face, neck and temple area, the said.

Subsequently, a case was registered in connection with the incident and the body was sent for postmortem, he said.

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First Published: Thu, October 11 2018. 00:40 IST