New Delhi, Apr 16 (PTI) Three men were arrested for allegedly killing a 21-year-old petrol pump employee in northwest Delhi’s Adarsh Nagar, following a failed attempt to rob him of his cell phone, the police said today.

The accused — Vishal Sonkar (23), Nikhil Saxena (19) and Puneet alias Raju (24) — were nabbed on the basis of a clue about their motorcycle which had green alloy wheels, they added.

On April 13, Naresh was stabbed near Bharat Petroleum petrol pump, following which a case was registered.

During investigation, local inquiries were made by the police team to gain clues to the identity of the accused.

Following a clue about the motorcycle with green alloy wheels used by the accused, the police nabbed the three accused yesterday.

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