Caught on Cam: Man Stabbed to Death on Busy Road in UP’s Meerut
The man was allegedly murdered in connection with a fight over drinking that took place the previous day.
Meerut: A shocking footage of a man being stabbed to death by three men in the middle of the road in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut has surfaced online. The man was allegedly murdered in connection with a fight over drinking that took place the previous day. The incident took place on Sunday in the old city area of the district, said police.
As per police sources, Sajid (25), a resident of Firoz Nagar under the Lisari gate police station area, had gone to Ittefaq Nagar located under the Brahmapuri police station area for some work. This is when some attackers came from behind, caught Sajid, and severely injured him with a knife.
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When Sajid tried to get up from the road, one of the attackers stabbed him. The entire episode was captured on the CCTV camera. Police said the attackers fled the spot after the incident. The police reached the spot and admitted the injured to hospital, where he succumbed. Police have collected live CCTV footage of the incident.
UP | A man was allegedly murdered by his close relatives over a personal dispute in Meerut on Sunday. All 3 accused will be arrested soon. Throughout incident, people pass by on both sides of the road but nobody stopped to help the victim:SP (city), #Meerut, Vineet Bhatnagar pic.twitter.com/waCvdsD5Gm
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Sajid’s father told the police that on Saturday, his son’s had a fight with his uncle Naushad, Javed and Shahzad over drinking alcohol in the house. However, later the family members had reached a compromise late in the night. It is feared that due to this enmity, Sajid was murdered.
Speaking to The Indian Express, Senior Superintendent of Police, Meerut), Prabhakar Chaudhary said, “We have raided the house of the accused but they managed to escape. We are hopeful of arresting them soon.”
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