New Delhi, Jan 14 (PTI) A 17-year-old boy allegedly stabbed his father to death in Delhi’s New Ashok Nagar area after he refused money, police said Monday.

A heated argument happened between the father and the son on Sunday night after the teen asked for Rs 150-200, officials said.

When the father refused the money, the son stabbed him on his chest. The victim’s wife rushed him to Lal Bahadur Shastri hospital where he was declared brought dead, Pankaj Singh, Deputy Commissioner of Police (east) said.

Police was informed about the incident by authorities of the hospital around 11.15 pm.

The son has been apprehended, the officer said, adding the body has been sent for postmortem examination.

The victim used to work at a factory in Noida and further investigation is underway, officials said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.