Man killed in road rage incident in Delhi’s IP Estate, 3 nabbed


Three people were arrested for allegedly killing a person in a road rage incident in central Delhi’s IP Estate area, police said on Wednesday.
The three accused allegedly struck the victim with a knife when the latter intervened in their fight with a cab driver on Monday, they said. On Tuesday, police received information from Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital that one Krishna was admitted after being injured in the Rose Garden area, near
Police reached the hospital and spoke to the victim’s friend, Kanhaiya. Kanhaiya said he, Krishna, and Sahil were roaming on the latter’s scooter around 11.45 pm on Monday, a senior police officer said. When they reached MG Marg near the red light at Rajghat, they saw a white Scorpio and a cab on the left side of the road with three people arguing. They stopped their scooter and asked them about the reason for the quarrel, the officer said. A heated argument followed, and one of the persons standing near the Scorpio attacked Krishna on the neck with a knife, the officer said, adding that Sahil and Kanhaiya fled from the place in fear. Krishna also tried to run away, but he fell to the ground, the officer said. The attackers allegedly followed Krishna with the intention of killing him. A few minutes later, when Kanhaiya and Sahil returned to the spot, they found that the accused were unsuccessfully trying to start their car and that Krishna was lying at some distance. They carried Krishna to LNJP Hospital in an auto, police said.
Police said Krishna died around 1.30 pm on Tuesday during treatment.