Woman attacked after she chases pickpockets, husband stabbed to death trying to save her

A 25-year-old man was stabbed to death on Sunday evening, allegedly by four men for allegedly resisting a pickpocketing in a Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus near Pragati Maidan in central Delhi and then attempting to nab the pickpockets.

Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya: 25-year-old man (Amarjeet) was stabbed to death on Sunday evening, by four men for allegedly resisting a pick-pocketing in a Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus near Pragati Maidan in central Delhi and then when his wife (Manju) was attempting to nab the pickpockets. Police said that Manju saw one of the four men travelling together stealing her husband’s mobile and deboarding the bus.

Manju showed exemplary courage when she chased the pickpockets for almost 50 metres on the road and caught hold of one of them.Other three first attacked Manju with a knife to release their associate from her clutches. However, she didn’t lose her grip and continued fighting with the men despite suffering injuries. When running to his wife’s rescue, one of the pickpockets stabbed him in his chest in which he died.Case of murder and under relevant sections of Indian Penal Code was registered at the Tilak Marg police station.

 

 

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