18-year-old man stabbed to death in northwest Delhi

New Delhi: An 18-year-old man was allegedly stabbed to death by a youth following an argument in northwest Delhi’s Jahangirpuri area, police said today.

The incident came to light today morning, when locals discovered the body of the teenager, identified as Monu, lying near a rickshaw stand in the locality and informed the police, a police official said.

During investigation, it emerged that Monu had an argument with another 24-year-old youth, identified as Akash, yesterday night.

Monu was reported to be standing near Akash’s car, talking to a friend, parked in the locality.

Akash suddenly approached them and started alleging that they had broken the window of his car, leading to an argument, said a police official.

The argument ensued into a scuffle following which Monu’s friend left, and Akash stabbed Monu to death and fled the scene. He is yet to be arrested by the police, the official said.

A case of murder has been registered and a police team is searching potential whereabouts of Akash, police added.