Delhi man killed over returning borrowed money

New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A 25-year-old man was killed and his two relatives were injured in an attack by four people over repayment of borrowed money, police said here Wednesday.

“Ishtakhar was stabbed in the abdomen. He and his two relatives were rushed to a hospital where Ishtakhar was declared dead. Jamil and Alam are recuperating in hospital,” Additional Commissioner of Police V. Renganathan said.

Jamil, 60, was Ishtakhar’s father-in-law, while Umed Alam, 30, was his brother-in-law.

“They were attacked by four people armed with knives and sticks outside their house at Rahaula area in west Delhi Wednesday morning,” said Renganathan.

“The attack was carried out by four members of a family, of whom two are juveniles. They have been detained while their older brother and father are absconding,” Renganathan said.

“The four belong to a family of butchers. They had borrowed Rs.70,000 from an unidentified person known to Jamil,” he added. They had not returned the money.

The families had argued over the money mater several times earlier. A hunt is now on to nab the attackers who are on the run, police said

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