In a shocking turn of events, a man was killed in Delhi reportedly after an argument with another person over spitting in public, the police said on Thursday.
The police said that the incident happened on Wednesday at Shaheed Bhagat Singh complex in central Delhi. The police control room received a complaint at 8.30 pm.
“The victim and the accused fought and both sustained injuries. The former succumbed to his wounds,” a police official said.
According to media reports, the two men involved in the quarrel have been identified as Ankit (26) and Parveen (29). Both were injured in the quarrel and admitted to Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) hospital by a police van. A case of attempt to murder was registered.
While Parveen sustained injuries on his left arm and lower and upper back, Ankit received injuries on his left armpit and chest. Ankit later succumbed to his injuries due to excessive bleeding after which murder charges were added, the police said.
They also said that Praveen has been arrested and an investigation launched.