19 Year Old Stabbed to Death in Delhi


New Delhi: A 19 year old girl was stabbed to death by two brothers in Delhi’s Anand Parbat area for objecting eve teasing. The incident took place on Thursday, when the girl, identified as Minakshi, was returning home from a market.

After being attacked, she later ran to her house and her mother came out to rescue her, when the mother was also stabbed in the back by the accused, police said.

While the main accused Jai Prakash was arrested on Friday, his brother Ajay has been detained. The role of the duo’s mother into the incident, who was present while the girl was stabbed, is also being investigated, police said.

The girl was returning from the market to her home at Punjabi Basti in Anand Vihar area late Thursday evening, when when the duo stopped her in the way and started verbally abusing her. She objected to the abusive language used by them at which the accused pulled out a knife and stabbed her multiple times, a senior police officer said.

After the incident, Minakshi was taken to the RML Hospital in a serious condition, where she succumbed to her injuries at night, he said.