Delhi biker dies after police barricade wire cuts through his throat

The victim, identified by his single name Abhishek, worked as a driver with an online cab aggregator company.

Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya: 21-year-old biker was killed after a piece of iron wire used to tie two police barricades allegedly got entangled around his neck and slit his throat in north west Delhi’s Netaji Subhash Place early Thursday morning. The victim, identified by his single name Abhishek, worked as a driver with an online cab aggregator company who also lived with his family in Shakurpur JJ Colony as well as also worked as a part time DJ.

While the police is yet to ascertain the sequence of events that led to Abhishek’s death, it is suspected that he was either trying to park between the barricades and did not see the wire or drove into it by accident. The body was sent to Baba Saheb Ambedkar hospital for the autopsy. A case under relevant sections of Indian Penal Code was registered at the Subhash Place police station.

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