In a case of road rage, a 20-year-old man died after he was allegedly stabbed with a pointed object outside a wine shop in east Delhi's Samaspur area, police said on Monday.
According to police, a quarrel took place on Sunday after the man and his friend touched the accused's scooter near the wine shop.
The incident happened while they were returning after purchasing liquor. The person whom they had quarrelled with returned with an associate, and one of them struck the man on his chest with the pointed object, fatally injuring him, the police said.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (East) Priyanka Kashyap said the Pandav Nagar police station received information at 8:42 pm on Sunday that the man had been admitted to Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital in Khichripur by his friend after being injured in a quarrel, and was declared brought dead.
"The initial inquiry revealed the dead person along with his friend had an altercation with an unknown scooter rider on touching of the scooter near the wine shop in Samaspur." she said.
A case had been registered under the appropriate sections and efforts were on to nab the culprits, she added.
All the closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras installed in and around the vicinity of the crime scene are being examined to identify the culprits and decode the sequence of events.
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