Man steals vegetables, beats senior citizen to death

A man murdered his elderly neighbour in Delhi’s Farash Bazaar area amid the lockdown.

The victim was beaten to death by his neighbour who tried to steal the elderly man’s vegetables. As the senior citizen raised his voice against the theft, the neighbour beat him to death with a lathi.

The victim’s son Manish, a resident of Sanjay Colony, was walking towards his home after buying vegetables when he got into an altercation with a youth named Nanhe.

After this, Nanhe tried to snatch Manish’s vegetables. When Manish’s father tried to break the fight between the two but Nanhe started attacking the senior citizen. He rained a blow on the elderly man’s head leading to the victim collapsing on the spot.

Nanhe managed to steal the vegetables and run away.

When the victim was rushed to the hospital, he was declared brought dead by the doctors. The police have sent the body for postmortem and are on the lookout for Nanhe.