New Delhi, Mar 29: A 30-year-old woman ordered a phone from a popular e-retailer. However, when it wasn’t delivered to her on the promised date, she was so furious that she attacked the delivery personnel when he arrived. Not once, but 20 times with a knife, and later dumped his wounded body outside, allegedly with her brother’s help. Also Read - Congress' Priyanka Gandhi Slams UP Govt Over Rising Incidents of Crime Against Women in State
As per the report in The Hindu, police received a call about an injured man lying near a drain in Chandan Vihar. Police took the man, identified later as 28-year-old Keshav, to Sanjay Gandhi Hospital where his condition was said to be critical. However, he managed to give his statement to police. That, along with CCTV footage, helped police crack the case. Also Read - UP Shocker: Dalit Woman Found Dead in Barabanki Was Raped And Strangled, Say Police
According to Keshav, he was supposed to deliver a phone worth Rs 11,000 to the accused woman, identified as Kamal Deep, on March 21. He said the woman kept calling him through the day and she sounded quite angry that the delivery was delayed. Keshav admitted that he was new to the area so he found it difficult to locate the woman’s house. When he got there, he said, Kamal Deep was livid and she rushed at him with a kitchen knife. He said when Kamal’s brother Jitender Singh tried to pacify her, she told him to either help her teach Keshav “a lesson” or mind his own business. All the while, she yelled at Keshav for deliberately delivering her phone late. Also Read - Delhi: 18-Year-Old DU Student Beaten to Death Over His Friendship With a Girl, 5 Held
At that point, the duo overpowered Keshav and stabbed him multiple times. They even tried to strangulate him with a shoelace and looted Rs 40,000 from him. lace.Later, they dumped him where he was found eventually.
Police said during the investigation, the accused duo tried to misguide them but footage from CCTV camera installed close by helped. It showed the entry of the delivery man and later how his injured body was hauled out of the building late in the night. The accused siblings have been arrested and charges slapped on them for an attempt to murder and intentionally causing injury while committing a robbery. Police have also recovered a blood-stained towel, the knife used in the crime and the money looted from Keshav.