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Teenager nabbed for stabbing tempo driver to death

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 19-year-old man was arrested on Sunday for allegedly stabbing a to death along with three others after the victim's vehicle brushed past a pet dog in Dwarka's area, the police said.

The dog belonged to one of the four accused, they said.

The arrested accused was identified as Karan Arora, they added.

The police said the incident, in which the deceased's elder brother was also injured, took place on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday.

Arora is a neighbour of main accused and Paras, who were brothers, and they were very close friends, a senior police said, adding Arora was to appear for his class 12 examination from open board of

The other three accused, including Dev Chopra, a tenant of the brothers, were absconding since the incident took place. Raids were being conducted at various places of their hideouts, the said.

Arora would be produced in the court tomorrow, the added.

Based on a statement of the wife of the deceased Vijender Rana, a case was registered at the Uttam Nagar Police Station, he said.

had taken his dog out on a walk when Vijender Rana's tempo brushed past the canine following which it sustained minor injury.

Enraged over this, picked up a fight with him. His brother and the other accused also joined in and they allegedly attacked with a knife.

When Vijender Rana's brother intervened, the accused persons also attacked him with the knife, they added.

According to recent Police data, 62 of the 337 killings (or 18.39 per cent) reported till September 15 this year in the city took place due to sudden provocation over trivial issues.

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First Published: Sun, October 07 2018. 21:10 IST