A 16-year-old boy allegedly stabbed his father twice to stop him from beating his mother and siblings in outer Delhi's Sultanpuri area, police said Tuesday.
According to police, the victim, a 40-year-old man, was allegedly drunk and was thrashing his wife and children when his son picked up a knife and stabbed him twice in the chest.
The neighbours alerted the police about the incident, following which the victim was rushed to a hospital where his condition was last said to be stable, police said.
The accused boy is a school dropout while his father works as a labourer in Mundka. The boy's mother works in a shoe factory.