New Delhi, June 14: Four brothers in outer Delhi’s Kanjhawala beat a 32-year-old man to death after a complaint of harassment by their sister. She complained of being harassed by the man, on a regular basis. Three of the men, who beat up the victim are under police custody. The incident took place on Tuesday.

According to a report, neighbours heard Shailender- the victim screaming and crying for help, after which they immediately alerted the police. Shailender was rushed to a hospital but was declared brought dead by the staff. When the police reached the spot, the accused had already fled the crime scene.

The accused were identified as Raju (32), Suresh (27), Hemraj (26) and Ravi (22). Shailender was the brother-in-law of one of the killers, the report said.

Three of the accused, namely Raju, Suresh and Hemraj were arrested while trying to run away from the city. However, Ravi managed to escape the police’ capture. The trio revealed during the investigation that Shailender stayed with them at their house for a few months. However, they asked him to move out as their sister felt uncomfortable in the house with him.

However, the deceased would often meet the brothers at the house and maintained a friendly relation with them. The brothers also claimed that the victim used to misbehave with their sister on every visit and as a result, they asked him not to come.

On Tuesday, Raju brought Shailender home when he saw the victim being slapped by a few locals in the markets for passing lewd comments at a woman. As their duty to teach him a lesson, the brothers beat the victim with stick and belts putting the victim in an unconscious state. The report said that the youths had no intention of killing the victim.