Out on Bail, Stalker Stabs Girl’s Father to Death in Delhi
Since he was released from prison, the stalker had been planning to settle scores.
Khusiram, a 50-year-old street food vendor was stabbed close to 20 times before he died, in full public view, at the slum near Amar Colony in New Delhi.
A 24-year-old man, identified as Bal Karan Yadav, has been arrested. Yadav had been stalking Khusiram’s daughter and a case of sexual harassment had been filed against him. He spent a year in jail for this.
Yadav and Khusiram are neighbours. Yadav was troubling a female member of Khusiram’s family and the latter approached police. The accused had been nursing a grudge since then and wanted to take revenge.A police officer on thh case
Since he was released from prison, Yadav had not only been planning to settle scores, but also continued to harass Khusiram’s daughter, reported Hindustan Times. Yadav’s family had also been putting pressure on Khusiram’s family to withdraw the complaint, the daily reported.
On Thursday night, Yadav picked an argument with Khusiram about the complaint. When Khusiram refused to withdraw the complaint, Yadav stabbed him with a 13-inch-long knife till he collapsed.
"Yadav was arrested from near Modi Mill flyover while he was trying to flee after stabbing the victim with a knife," said the police officer.
Khusiram, who was taken to the hospital was declared brought dead, he said.
(With inputs from PTI)
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