Crime and Accident

Cloth merchant murdered in Shakarpur

Cloth merchant murdered in Shakarpur

New Delhi: A 39-year-old cloth merchant was stabbed to death by unidentified persons near his house in east Delhi’s Shakarpur area, police said today.

The victim, identified as Subhash Yadav, was attacked last night near his house in J-extension in Laxmi Nagar, a police officer said.

Yadav had got a call at around 10:15 pm asking him to step out of his house. When he went out, he got into an argument with some unidentified persons who stabbed him multiple times, said the officer.

He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead, he added.

Police suspect that the murder could have been a result of personal enmity. CCTV footage from the area and call detail records of Yadav are being scanned to gain clues to the attackers.