The Asian Age

Man kills fa­ther after tiff


A 46- year- old man was stabbed to death by his son after an ar­gu­ment in north­west Delhi’s Swa­roop Na­gar area on Sun­day night.

Ac­cord­ing to the po­lice, the fa­ther, iden­ti­fied as Gopal Ti­wari, was scold­ing his son Vi­jen­dra Ti­wari when the lat­ter picked up a knife and at­tacked his fa­ther. “Gopal scolded his son for not hav­ing a job and not help­ing him in house­hold work,” said the po­lice, adding that “he had asked his son to pay the elec­tric­ity bill which he didn’t pay on time.”

Gopal was a street hawker and he used to sell eggs. The fam­ily be­longs to Bha­galpur dis­trict in Bi­har but were liv­ing in Delhi for past some years

The po­lice said that the ac­cused also in­jured his mother when she tried to stop him. The in­jured woman was taken to a hos­pi­tal and her con­di­tion was said to be sta­ble. Vi­jen­dra was ar­rested late on Sun­day night as he had es­caped from the spot after the in­ci­dent.

The po­lice was in­formed about the in­ci­dent by a neigh­bour.

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