Delhi: Man arrested for stabbing co-worker over altercation

New Delhi: A man was on Tuesday arrested by Delhi Police for stabbing his co-worker following an altercation between the two, in a shoe factory located in Punjabi Bagh.

The deceased (48) has been identified as Dwarka Prasad.

According to the police, a Police Control Room (PCR) had informed the PP Madipur, Punjabi Bagh Police Station about the incident at around 11 am today.

“PCR informed us that Prasad was stabbed by a sharp object in the factory. One 41-year-old Ramesh Chand has been arrested for allegedly stabbing Prasad over a trivial issue and he has confessed his crime. Chand stabbed Prasad on finding out some defect in the shoe designed by the latter. The altercation developed into a big scuffle which led to the incident,” said a police official.

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After the incident occurred, Prasad was rushed to Maharaja Agrasen Hospital where he was declared dead after the preliminary examination.
Police have recovered the weapon of offence which is a sharp-edged tool for making footwear.

A case has been registered under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

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