Man stabbed to death in front of wife by drunk friends in Delhi: Police

DELHI: Two friends allegedly stabbed a 34-year-old man to death in front of his wife during a drunken brawl between them over a petty issue in outer Delhi’s Nangloi area on Thursday, police said.

The deceased is identified as Deepak and both the accused and the victim had previous criminal records. A senior police officer stated that the officials of Nangloi police station were alerted at 3.28 am about the incident.

The victim’s wife in her complaint told police that Deepak returned home from Haridwar after a trip on Wednesday night and two of his friends visited him at his residence.

The officer added that they all had dinner together and following which they consumed liquor and were having a conversation. All of a sudden a heated argument broke out between them over a third person and the accused stabbed Deepak in front of his wife and left the spot.

The victim was declared brought dead when he was taken to a nearby hospital, the accused have been identified and teams have been formed to nab the accused.